SUMMIT, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Two people were hurt when a car slammed into a tree in New Jersey.

State police said two cars were involved in the crash Thursday morning on Route 78 in Summit.

One overturned and slammed into a tree.

First responders had to remove the roof to reach the two people inside.

The driver sustained critical injuries.

The passenger was not seriously hurt.

More From CBS New York

Download Weather App
Bloomberg WCBS Tri-State Business Index
Hear It On Demand

Watch & Listen LIVE