HAZLET, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Nine people were hurt, one seriously, in a multi-car crash on the Garden State Parkway.
The incident happened Saturday morning near exit 117 in Hazlet.
State police say a man driving a Jeep Cherokee southbound crossed into the northbound lanes before hitting an SUV.
The 35-year-old driver of the Jeep was seriously injured and airlifted to an area hospital.
Eight other people were also hurt, but police say their injuries are not life-threatening.
Northbound express lanes were shut down for about three hours.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.