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4 people injured, 2 seriously, following crash on I-78 in Hunterdon County

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – Four people were injured, two seriously, following a crash on Interstate 78 in Hunterdon County Sunday morning, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Trooper Charles Marchan.

The crash happened at around 9:00 a.m. on Interstate 78 westbound at milepost 22.7 in Clinton Township, Marchan said.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that an Acura Integra, driven by Brandon A. McGinnis, 23, of Manville Borough, was traveling eastbound on Interstate 78 when the vehicle ran off the road to the left, crossed the center median, entered the westbound roadway and was then struck on the left side by a Hyundai, driven by JM Merola-Tamargo, 23, of Manorville, NY, which was traveling westbound, Marchan said.

McGinnis and his passenger Kerry J. Ryan, 23, of Middlesex suffered serious injuries. Merola-Tamargo and her passenger Francesca M. Vetack suffered moderate injuries, Marchan said.

The crash remains under investigation and no additional information was available, Marchan said.

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