“19-year-old Jessica Molina-Colmenares dies in car crash in New Jersey”

By | July 16, 2023



A tragic car accident in Stafford Township, New Jersey, claimed the life of a 19-year-old woman. Jessica Molina-Colmenares, a resident of Egg Harbor Township, was killed after the car she was traveling in overturned on the Garden State Parkway. The crash occurred on Saturday evening around 6:27 p.m.

According to the New Jersey State Police, a preliminary investigation revealed that a Honda Civic traveling south on the Parkway veered off the road, flipped over, and rolled down an embankment. Molina-Colmenares was ejected from the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries. The driver of the Honda Civic sustained non-life threatening injuries.

The accident not only resulted in a tragic loss of life but also caused further complications. While en route to assist with the fatal crash, a local police officer was involved in a second crash in the same area. This incident led to significant traffic congestion for several hours. The officer sustained minor injuries, while one person suffered serious injuries and three others sustained non-life threatening injuries in the second crash.

The cause of the initial crash is currently under investigation, and authorities have not released any details regarding the circumstances that led to the accident.

As a result of both crashes, lanes on the Garden State Parkway were closed for several hours, causing heavy traffic congestion in the area.

This tragic incident serves as a reminder of the importance of safe driving practices and the need for drivers to be vigilant on the roads. It is crucial for everyone to obey traffic laws, avoid distractions, and prioritize the safety of themselves and others while behind the wheel.

The investigation into the fatal crash and the subsequent collision involving the police officer is ongoing, and further information will be released as it becomes available..