WOODBRIDGE, NJ. (THECOUNT) — The three victims in an early Saturday morning triple-fatal crash near Woodbridge, New Jersey, have been identified as, Brianna Martinez, Michaela Powell and Uchectukw Chukwuma, all of Somerset.

Martinez, 23, was operating a Nissan Altima on Route 1 near Woodbridge when the fatal crash occurred Saturday morning.

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According to reports, Martinez’s vehicle rear-ended a tractor-trailer on Route 1 in Woodbridge around midnight, police said early Saturday.

The accident occurred on the highway in the Fords section of town, reports NBCNY.

A big-rig truck was stopped at a red light when the Nissan struck it in the rear.

23-year-old Powell and 24-year-old Chukwuma, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Martinez was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Woodbridge Township is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township had a total population of 99,585, reflecting an increase of 2,382 – wikipedia.

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