Police & Fire

Fatal Route 280 Crash Claims Three Lives in East Orange

August 27, 2014 at 9:51 PM

EAST ORANGE, NJ - TAP Into East Orange staffers were able to capture several pictures at the scene of a horrific auto accident Wednesday on Route 280 in East Orange.

This multiple vehicle accident shut down a section of Route 280 East and Freeway Drive in East Orange Wednesday afternoon. 

Details of the accident, including the identity of the occupants of the vehicles, are not immediately available. However, it was reported that three individuals sustained fatal injuries. 

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