WARREN TOWNSHIP, NJ (Somerset County) – A Union County man died Wednesday morning after his car left the roadway, overturned and struck several trees on Interstate 78 in Warren Township, according to New Jersey State Police Trooper Brandi Slota.
The crash happened at 6:06 a.m. on Interstate 78 westbound at milepost 39.2, Slota said.
A preliminary police investigation revealed that a Nissan 350Z, driven by Michael K. Salles-Dixon, 30, of Plainfield, was traveling westbound on Interstate 78 when the Nissan exited the roadway to the left, overturned and subsequently struck multiple trees, Slota said.
Salles-Dixon suffered fatal injuries, Slota said.
The crash remains under investigation, Slota said.