Above: The approximate location of last night’s deadly crash.
A multi-vehicle crash on Route 21 South claimed the lives of two people in Belleville on Monday, Nov. 3, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Belleville Police Department.
The crash involved three vehicles at around 7:30 p.m., the prosecutor’s office said.
Reports say a tractor trailer overturned on to a car. Afterward, a fire started, reports said.
The two deceased, whose names have not yet been released, were traveling in the same car, and were pronounced dead on scene, according to reports.
The crash is being investigated by the Belleville Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office’s Major Crimes Task Force.
We’ll share more information about this crash once it becomes available.
Those with details about the crash are asked to call the task force a 877-847-7432.
— Kevin Canessa Jr.