PARAMUS, N.J. — Authorities say a car overturned on a major New Jersey highway and ended up in a mall parking lot, leaving two women dead and two other people injured.
Bergen County prosecutors say the crash on eastbound Route 4 in Paramus occurred around 1 a.m. Sunday. All four people in the vehicle were ejected from the car but were found nearby.
A 19-year-old Garfield woman was pronounced dead at the scene, while another Garfield woman later died at a hospital. A third Garfield woman was hospitalized with serious injuries, while a Paterson man was treated there for undisclosed injuries.
Authorities say the car ended up in the Bergen Town Centre parking lot. The mall wasn’t open at the time of the crash.
The cause of the single-vehicle crash remains under investigation.