An overturned vehicle on the westbound Atlantic City Expressway has left two people dead after six people riding in the cab and bed of a pickup truck were ejected. 

Accident on the westbound Atlantic City Expressway just past the Farley Service Area (6 ABC)

NBC 10 reports all 6 people all from Philadelphia were ejected onto the roadway in the single-vehicle accident including several children.

A 35-year-old man riding in the cab died at the scene; Three other victims were taken by medical helicopter to hospitals in Camden and Atlantic City  hospital,according to 6 ABC.

One of those victims. a 4-year-old child, died on Friday afternoon according to New Jersey State Police.

6 ABC reports 3 of the passengers were riding in the cab of the pickup and 3 were in the bed. The pickup, registered to a Philadelphia construction company, had been driving erratically shortly before the accident, hit a guardrail and flipped over.

New Jersey Fast Traffic says the vehicle overturned after 7 a.m. just past the Farley Service Area  at milemarker 22.7 and shut down the Expressway for several hours for an investigation and cleanup.


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