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four dead after the van overturned on Palisades Parkway

Four people killed and eight injured when a passenger van carrying factory workers overturned. over on Palisades Interstate Boulevard in Night in New Jersey, officials said.

A Ford Econoline E350 was passing through Englewood Cliffs around 1:25 am when it rolled over. over and landed in central median near exit 2, according to ABC Eyewitness News.

12 van passengers found were themselves trapped inside the mutilated wreckage and firefighters had to pull them out.

Four of the passengers were spoken dead on the stage. The remaining eight were delivered to area hospitals for treatment for injuries ranging from bruises to severe head injury.

Five of in crash the survivors were taken to Hackensack University Medical Center, one at Jersey City Medical Center, one at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck and another at Englewood Health.

Van with 12 people inside upside down on Palisades Interstate Boulevard in New Jersey early Friday morning killing four and wounding eight.
Christopher Sadowski
Ford Econoline E350 overturned near exit 2. in Englewood Rocks around 1:25 am.
Ford Econoline E350 overturned near exit 2. in Englewood Rocks around 1:25 am.
Christopher Sadowski
Firefighters who Arriving at the scene had to pull out 12 victims from a crippled van. in central median.
Firefighters had to remove 12 victims from a crippled van. in central median.
Christopher Sadowski
Four of passengers died on the spot, eight were taken to area hospitals.
Four of passengers died on the spot, eight were taken to area hospitals.
Christopher Sadowski

The van was used to transport employees from the factory. in upstate New York to their homes in the end of their shift.

The Daily Voice reported that the authorities believe that driver of the van could fall asleep at the wheel before vehicle flipped over over.

Authorities said the van was transporting workers from a factory in upstate New York to their jobs. homes.
Authorities said the van was transporting workers from a factory in upstate New York to their jobs. homes.
Christopher Sadowski
It's believed that driver of shuttle van may have fallen asleep behind wheel.
It’s believed that driver of shuttle van may have fallen asleep behind wheel.
Christopher Sadowski

The victims were not identified as of Friday and cause of in crash being investigated by several agencies.

Alleys heading south of Palisades Parkway were closed to traffic for hours blocking access to the George Washington Bridge, but the road has since reopened.

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