Car Crash Near Newark Airport Wednesday Night Leaves One Dead

Image Credit: Google Maps                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A single car crash on Route 1 & 9 shortly before 6 o’clock last night in Newark has left one man dead according to the Newark Police Department.  According to Newark Public Safety Director Brian O’Hara, the crash took place near Newark International Airport under the McClellan Street underpass.

The victim’s identity has not been revealed.  The accident forced authorities to shutdown the northbound express lanes on Route 1 & 9 last evening as police began their investigation. O’Hara has confirmed the victim was the vehicle’s driver.  He was pronounced dead at 6:17 pm.

The cause of last night’s fatality remains under investigation.