New Jersey

Bryan Matos-Gonzalez, Jansel Lopez Killed in Accident at New Jersey Turnpike in Woolwich, NJ

January 18, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Bryan Matos-Gonzalez, Jansel Lopez
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

New Jersey Turnpike, Woodbridge Township, NJ, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
New Jersey State Police
Vehicles Involved
Van, Tractor-trailer
New Jersey Turnpike
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Van collided with the rear of a tanker truck

What Happened

State Police identified the two people killed in a collision on the New Jersey Turnpike in Woolwich, NJ on January 18th, 2023. Officials say it happened around 4 p.m. According to investigators, a van is alleged to have struck the rear of a tanker truck while merging onto the turnpike. The impact caused the van to veer from the road and flip into a ravine, killing its occupants. The victims were identified as 29-year-old Bryan Matos-Gonzalez and 24-year-old Jansel Lopez. Authorities did not have additional information to share.

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