4 dead, 1 critical after fiery car crash in Newark

Four people have died and another was critically injured after a fiery car crash in Newark on Saturday morning.

The incident happened around 4:15 a.m. near Frelinghuysen Ave & Evergreen Ave, according to authorities.

The crash involved a tractor-trailer and two cars. All of the vehicles caught fire and four people trapped inside the cars after the crash died of their injuries. A fifth person was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. 

The crash remains under investigation.