MAPLEWOOD, NJ – A two-car accident at the corner of Essex Avenue and South 4th Street on Tuesday night left two people dead and three others injured, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. 

The two men killed were ejected from their vehicle and were pronounced dead at the scene, just after 9 p.m.   The three injured parties were transported to University Hospital in Newark.

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The cause of the accident has not been disclosed, nor were the identities of those involved or any details about regarding the toxicology of either driver.

The Prosecutor's Office has announced that a press conference will be held at 4:30 p.m. and the announcement of an arrest will be made.