A New Jersey father and his four daughterswere killed in a car wreck on Friday afternoon as the family made their way back home from a trip to Ocean City, Maryland.
Police said the family of six was traveling northbound on Route 1 in Delaware just before 4pm when a maroon pickup truck crossed the center median into oncoming traffic slamming into the family’s white Toyota Sienna minivan.
The minivan came to stop on the median and looked unrecognizable in photos.
Authorities said five of the family members were killed in the crash and pronounced dead at the scene.
They have been identified as 61-year-old Audi Marquez Trinidad and his four daughters Kaitlyn, 20; Danna, 17; and twins Melissa and Allison, 13.
Police said a pickup truck crossed the median into oncoming traffic and struck the minivan carrying the family The mother, 53-year-old Mary Rose Trinidad, was rushed to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Authorities said the parents were wearing seat belts, but the four girls were not.
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