The tragic accident happened around 3:40 a.m. in the parking lot of Hackensack High School, which is located near East 18th Street and 4th Avenue in Hackensack, NJ.
According to officials, the victim was either the driver or the passenger in a 2008 Ford Crown Victoria that skidded off the road and crashed into at least five motor vehicles parked in the parking lot.
The 32-year-old victim, who worked as a custodian at the high school, sustained catastrophic injuries in the car accident and was later pronounced dead at the scene.
Another person inside the vehicle was transported to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey. He managed to survive his accident-related injuries.
Hackensack detectives are investigating the fatal car crash. It is unclear which of the two injured victims was driving the vehicle.
Depending on the outcome of the official police investigation, it is possible that traffic citations or even criminal charges could be filed in the case.
To learn more, view the NJ.com article, “School Custodian Killed in Crash Involving Several Parked Vehicles, Report Says.”