PEDRICKTOWN, N.J. - Police say a car ran off I-295 in Salem County, crashed into a tree, and burst into flames, killing three people and seriously injuring a 9-year-old boy.
The crash occurred just after 6 p.m. Monday in Oldmans Township, about 25 miles south of Philadelphia, said State Police Sgt. Brian Polite.
Three adults were trapped in the burning car and pronounced dead at the scene. Polite identified them as Manuel Marshal, 24, of Cheverly, Md.; Jessie Jones, 27, of Lanham, Md.; and Arthur Briscoe, whose age and hometown were not immediately available.