Authorities say a car driven by a 15-year-old boy collided with another vehicle on an Edison highway, killing the teen and two people in the other vehicle.

 

Crash on Route 27 in Edison (WABC TV via Facebook)

Middlesex County authorities say the crash occurred around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday on Route 27 in Edison Township. All three victims were township residents.

The teen, whose name was not released, and 35-year-old Ali Behzad, a passenger in the other vehicle, were both pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other car, 46-year-old Mohammed Zia, was taken to a hospital but died there a short time later.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

The minimum age for driving in New Jersey is 16.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved)