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REPORT: Deadliest Highway In New Jersey Runs Through Bergen County

The New Jersey Turnpike is runner up to the Garden State Parkway, with 21 fatalities in 2016.
The New Jersey Turnpike is runner up to the Garden State Parkway, with 21 fatalities in 2016. Photo Credit: Scarsdale Fire Department

The deadliest highway in New Jersey runs right through several municipalities in Bergen and Passaic counties.

According to data from the New Jersey Department of Transportation and State Police, the Garden State Parkway is the deadliest in the state, with 32 fatalities occurring on the highway last year, NJ.com reports.

Highway fatalities were up in 2016 from 2015, and experts say that's because there is more traffic, the article says.

The New Jersey Turnpike is runner up to the GSP, with 21 fatalities in 2016, NJ.com reports.

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