3 injured in early morning accident on Route 17 in East Rutherford

A two-car crash in Bergen Country New Year’s Day has left three people injured. East Rutherford police say the crash occurred around 4:10 a.m. when

Three people were hurt when two cars collided on Route 17 in East Rutherford.

Three people were hurt when two cars collided on Route 17 in East Rutherford. (1/1/16)

EAST RUTHERFORD - A two-car crash in Bergen Country New Year’s Day has left three people injured.

East Rutherford police say the crash occurred around 4:10 a.m. when a southbound driver made an illegal U-turn between Route 17's barriers in East Rutherford.

The three injured people were taken to hospitals and were being treated for injuries that were not considered life-threatening. Their names have not been disclosed.

The accident caused a stretch of the highway to be closed for about five hours.

Further details on the accident have not been released.

The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.

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