WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, NJ – Almost a dozen victims were transported to the hospital following a four-car pileup on Route 1 in Woodbridge on Wednesday.
According to NJ.com, a Toyota Tundra was struck from behind while waiting at the light where Randolph Avenue crosses Route 1. After hitting the truck, a Lexus ES 330 then ran into a Chevrolet Trailblazer. The Toyota also hit a Subaru Outback.
Eleven people were injured in the crash. The driver of the Lexas was airlifted to a hospital in Newark. The Lexus’ six passengers, the three occupants of the Tundra, and one person from the Trailblazer were all taken to area hospitals for treatment. Their injuries ranged from moderate to minor. Five of the victims were children.
The driver of the Subaru escaped the accident without injury.
Route 1 was closed for almost four hours for an on-site investigation.
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