NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Police say a compact car packed with 10 people crashed in New Jersey’s largest city, injuring everyone inside, including a mother and her two young children who sustained life-threatening injuries.
Newark Police Detective Eugenio Gonzalez says the Dodge Neon struck a tree south of downtown at around 1:30 a.m. Monday. Gonzalez says all 10 people were trapped inside the vehicle after the crash.
Police say the mother and two of her children, ages 1 and 2 years old, are in critical condition.
Police have not released the victims’ names.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.