SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- A three-vehicle accident on Route 130 Monday morning resulted in the death of the drivers of two of the vehicles.

According to South Brunswick police, at 7:37 a.m. a 24-year-old man from Staten Island driving a 2016 Nissan was traveling Route 130 northbound approaching the area of Ridge Road when he lost control of his vehicle, spun out, crossed the median, and struck a 2015 Toyota driven by a 55-year-old woman from Lawrenceville, who was headed southbound on Route 130.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the third vehicle, a 40-year-old woman from Scotch Plains driving a 2013 Honda on Route 130 southbound, attempted to swerve to avoid the crash scene, but struck the Toyota. She suffered what were described as "minor injuries."

Sign Up for East Brunswick Newsletter
Our newsletter delivers the local news that you can trust.

Moments after the first collision, there was a second accident on Route 130 northbound involving two motorists attempting to avoid the initial crash. Route 130 was closed to traffic for approximately five hours while the investigation was conducted and debris removed.
No criminal or motor vehicle charges are anticipated at this time, but the crash is still under investigation.
Anyone with information on this crash is asked to contact Patrolman Merkler at (732)329-4000, ext. 7412.