UNION, NJ – The Township of Union Fire Department responded to a report of a multi-vehicle accident with people trapped and unconscious on the Garden State Parkway South, mile 142.8, just after 10:30 p.m. Thursday night.

Upon arrival, the fire department found a 3-vehicle motor vehicle accident with all vehicles sustaining heavy damage, with multiple injuries.

Based on reports, there were two people in each of the three vehicles.  The State police helicopter Northstar landed south of the accident on the Parkway.  They transported two patients.  All patients were taken to University Hospital.  The Southbound lanes in Hillside at the accident site were closed.  The accident remains under investigation.