TOWNSEND, Del. — Five members of a New Jersey family, including four children, were killed Friday in a crash on a Delaware highway, according to state police. All the kids and one of the adults were pronounced dead at the scene, while the other adult was transported to a local hospital after suffering serious but non-life threatening injuries, CBS Philadelphia reports. State Police M. Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said police didn’t immediately know the ages of the children or what part of New Jersey the family is from. The crash occurred around 3:45 p.m. on Route 1, the state’s major north-south artery, near Townsend. “It’s certainly heartbreaking,” Jaffe said. “I feel so bad for this family. I cannot imagine what they’re going through.” Jaffe said that a southbound pickup truck crossed the median and struck a northbound passenger car. She said the car came to rest on the median, while the pickup truck continued to travel southbound in the northbound lanes and was hit by a minivan carrying the New Jersey family. The two occupants of the pickup truck and the single occupant of the car were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Photographs from the scene showed a blue… Read full this story
- Family of mother, 35, killed in 'murder-suicide' crash with her four children will donate $5,000 each to the truck drivers involved 'for their efforts' trying to rescue the mum and kids
- Victorians to feel some normality as the AFL footy season gets underway
- Virus testing of Australian COVID-19 patients halted as NZ goes into lockdown
- 'Fit and healthy M&S Bank worker, 47, dies alone in coronavirus isolation after opting to live apart from girlfriend, 46, when he got a tickle in throat then refusing help because doctors were 'busy with other people'
5 members of family, including 4 children, killed in "heartbreaking" crash, police say have 304 words, post on www.cbsnews.com at July 5, 2018. This is cached page on Law Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.