HAMILTON, N.J. — A van carrying 14 people crashed and overturned on a major highway in central New Jersey, killing a New York City man and injuring all the other passengers.
State police say the accident in the northbound lanes of Interstate 295 occurred around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday near milepost 59 in Hamilton.
Witnesses said the van veered off the right side of the highway and struck a guard rail, then slid back onto the road and overturned. Four people were ejected from the vehicle.
Daniel Del Carmen Marmol Batista, a 55-year-old Ridgewood, New York resident was killed, while two other passengers — a 47-year-old woman and a 19-year-old man — were hospitalized with undisclosed serious injuries.