JERSEY CITY, N.J. — A deadly collision near the intersection of Kennedy Boulevard and St. Pauls Avenue in Jersey City has resulted in major disruptions for the morning rush hour commute, according to a press release from the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.
The incident, details of which are still emerging, involved a vehicle that was reportedly engulfed in flames. Video footage obtained by HudPost shows a disturbing scene, with the involved vehicle ablaze, casting an eerie glow in the early morning hours. The circumstances leading up to the collision, as well as the number and identities of those involved, have not been released at this time.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is responding to a fatal collision near Kennedy Boulevard and St. Pauls Avenue in Jersey City. Please avoid the area through the morning rush hour commute. pic.twitter.com/cmeWqIXXFX— HudPost (@hudpost) May 15, 2023
Authorities are on the scene and have requested that the public avoid the area to allow emergency services and investigative teams to carry out their duties safely and efficiently. This closure is likely to cause significant traffic delays throughout the morning, affecting both drivers and public transit services.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is leading the investigation into the fatal collision. As of now, no further details about the incident have been released. The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office will provide updates as more information becomes available.