UPDATE: The child was identified as Jake Olivos, 9 years old, of Beachwood, New Jersey. He was ejected when the Volkswagen Passat he was traveling in ran off the road to the left and overturned on the entrance ramp to exit 89A south. The driver suffered minor injuries.
Shortly after 10:00 pm on Saturday night, an accident was reported on the Garden State Parkway near exit 89.
Sources tell LNN that a family was in the vehicle and a 9 year old child was the only one that was seriously hurt.
CPR was performed on the child and he was transported to the hospital until shortly after – the child was unfortunately pronounced dead.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area of exit 89 on the Garden State Parkway as a major investigation is underway and closures are being reported.
LNN regrets to be the bearer of this sad news.
Misaskim services was not needed