GLOUCESTER TWP., New Jersey (WPVI) -- New Jersey officials are investigating two deadly accidents in Gloucester Township Saturday morning.
The first incident happened around 4:15 a.m. in a crash in the southbound lanes of Route 42.
Officials told Action News a motorcyclist lost control, crashed, and was struck by several passing cars.
The motorcyclist died as a result of this incident.
Route 42 southbound was closed, and traffic was detoured as police investigated the accident.
Around the same time, police were called to another deadly crash on the 1900 block of Sicklerville Road.
Authorities say a van went off the road and struck a tree.
The driver died on impact.
Sicklerville Road was closed between Jarvis Road and Stonebridge Drive for several hours as police surveyed the scene.