Authorities say a nasty head-on accident Monday night on Route 47 in Cape May County injured two people, one severely.

According to the Dennis Volunteer Fire Company, their members were dispatched to the 800 block of Route 47, near Route 83, in South Dennis around 7:40 PM for the report of a crash with possible entrapment.

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At the scene, a report says they, "arrived on location ... and found a 2-car crash, with 1 occupant partially ejected."

A statement from the New Jersey State Police obtained by WPG Talk Radio 95.5 says a preliminary investigation,

"revealed that a BMW X3 was traveling southbound on [Route 47] when it crossed the center line and impacted a northbound traveling Audi head on. The driver of the Audi was treated for minor injuries and released from an area hospital. The driver of the BMW was airlifted to AtlantiCare Trauma Center with severe injuries. The cause of the crash remains under investigation."

Route 47 was closed for approximately two hours while the accident was investigated and cleared.

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