3 Dead, 8 Injured After Multi-Passenger Van Flips Over in Chester County, Pennsylvania

Three people were killed after a multi-passenger van overturned in a single-vehicle crash on Route 1 southbound, near the Newark Road Exit, in New Garden Township, Chester County on Wednesday afternoon. Eight others were injured in the crash, some of them critically.

Eleven people were in the van at the time it overturned.

Chester County authorities say there were reports two people ejected from the van.

There is no word yet how the accident happened.

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks is investigating the crash.

Route 1 southbound is closed between Route 82 and the Toughkenamon exit. It is expected to last through the evening rush hour.

SOURCE: CBS Philadelphia