Two NJ victims identified in deadly crash on I-476

2 killed, 2 injured in deadly turnpike crash Tuesday afternoon.

UPDATE: The victims from the fatal turnpike crash that happened Tuesday afternoon have been identified.

Gyula Molnar, 81, and Ileana Molnar, 71, both of Roebling, NJ, were pronounced dead at the scene, according to state police.

Troopers say the two other passengers, Laszlo Bencze, 80, and Olga Bencze, 80, both of Shamong, NJ, were transported to Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital for moderate injuries.

PSP reported that Laszlo was driving the Chevy Trailblazer when he lost control in the left lane on I-476 SB near Bear Creek Township.

The vehicle struck the center barrier and then veered off across the right lane striking the guardrail and a rock fall fence, according to a release.

Rolling then onto its left side, the vehicle ended up on its roof.

Troopers say Laszlo and Olga Bencze had to be extricated from the vehicle.

No other vehicles were involved in this incident.


Tuesday afternoon state police responded to reports of a car crash on I-476 south near Bear Creek Township.

When authorities arrived they say they found four people trapped inside a Chevy Trailblazer.

The guardrail had gone through the car.

The coroner was on the scene.

Two other people were taken to the hospital.

Multiple crews responded to the accident.

Crews shut down the right lane of I-476 Southbound while investigating the crash.

The crash caused a bit of a slowdown for drivers going southbound.

We still don't know what caused this single car wreck.

Police say all of the victims are adults.

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