A motor vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 10:48 a.m. Saturday has claimed the life of one person and injured another, according to Sgt. Adam Grossman, a state police spokesman.
The accident occurred at milemaker 23.8.
All lanes on I-195 westbound east of exit 22 - CR 638 in Jackson Township near the exit for Route 9 in Howell Township are now open, according to Jackson Township police.
That westbound portion of the roadway was closed for approximately four hours during the accident investigation.
The incident wreaked havoc with traffic on Route 9 in Howell Township, eyewitnesses report.
No information was available as to the condition of the second motorist.
Patch will update as more information becomes available.