An adult and a young child were killed in a two-car crash around lunchtime on Tuesday in Egg Harbor Township.

The crash happened on English Creek Avenue in the Scullville section of the township when a 2011 Cadillac CTS and a 2015 Kia Soul hit head-on. The Kia Soul overturned as a result of the impact catching fire with both occupants being trapped in the car and dying on the scene, according to Egg Harbor Township Police.

The area of English Creek Avenue was shut down for approximately six hours while the crash scene was being investigated and cleared. The horrific crash left Egg Harbor Township first reponderers shaken by the scene. The victims identities have not yet been disclosed.

We have included NBC10's Ted Greenberg's reporting from the crash and the official Egg Harbor Township Police media release of the crash in this report.

 

SOURCES: Egg Harbor Township Police, WCAU-TV

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