RAHWAY, N.J. (AP) — Several people were injured when the roof of a northern New Jersey church collapsed during an Easter Sunday service.

Korean Union United Methodist Church in Rahway after its ceiling collapsed
Korean Union United Methodist Church in Rahway after its ceiling collapsed (CBS New York)
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Authorities say one person was seriously injured in the collapse at the Korean Union United Methodist Church in Rahway, while roughly a dozen others had minor injuries. The injured people reportedly were members of a separate congregation that rents out space at the church.

It's not yet known what caused the collapse, which occurred around 1:20 p.m. Congregants were reportedly singing a song when they heard a cracking sound from above, and debris began falling down on them.

One person was seriously injured; about a dozen others had minor injuries. The injured people reportedly were members of a separate congregation that rents out space at the church. None of the injuries were considered life-threatening.

A Union County spokesman said more than a dozen people were temporarily trapped by the collapse, according to NJ Advance Media, which also reported that the injured were taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Rahway for treatment.

It's not yet known what caused the collapse.

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