Rescuers free 2 trapped in car stuck under tractor trailer on Atlantic City Expressway

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Sunday, April 7, 2019
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Atlantic City Expressway reopens following crash, rescue: as seen on Action News at Noon, April 7, 2019

Rescuers have freed two people who were trapped in a car stuck under tractor trailer on the Atlantic City Expressway Sunday morning.

The crash occurred around 7 a.m. at mile marker 28.3.

Officials said a vehicle ran into the back of and under a parked tractor trailer.

Three patients were transported from the scene to Cooper Hospital, all in serious condition, one by helicopter and two by ground, according to police.

State police initially diverted traffic off of the expressway at Exit 28. As of 9:20 a.m. officials report that one lane is getting by the accident

Officials reopened all lanes of the highway around 11:20 a.m.