The family was returning from a trip to Ocean City, Maryland, on Friday on U.S. Route 1 when a pickup truck crossed the median for unknown reasons and hit the minivan and another vehicle. Four sisters, Kaitlyn Trinidad, 20; Danna, 17; twins Melissa and Allison, 14 and their father, Audie - a postal worker - were all killed. All the kids and one of the adults were pronounced dead at the scene, while the other adult was transported to a local hospital after suffering serious but non-life threatening injuries, CBS Philadelphia reports.
Hubbard and his 30-year-old male passenger, who has not been publicly identified, were treated and released with only minor injuries, as was Kern, the driver of the Mercury.
The driver of the vehicle, 24-year-old Brian Kern from Bethlehem, Pa., was transported to the hospital where he was treated and released.
Delaware State Police say they are continuing to investigate the crash.
"It just hurts. All I have is just the memories", he said.
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A New Jersey father and his four daughters died when a pickup truck hit their family minivan head-on.
Nelson's daughter, Kim Trinidad, had lived with Audie Trinidad's family for four years, since graduating from nursing school in the Philippines. "I'm so blessed to be with the Teaneck Community and grieving with you for the Trinidad family", Teaneck Mayor Mohammed Hameeduddin said during a program for the Trinidads.
The family had been heading north on Delaware's Route 1 back to their Bergen County home. Authorities have said the children were not wearing seat belts.
A GoFundMe page for funeral expenses and hospital costs has raised more than $200,000. "They're really great students and they had wonderful opportunities, I can't believe this happened to them", said Stinger.
"They're a God fearing family", he said. We don't know how we will cope once reality sets in. My brother texted me a picture of the blue crabs they ate on 4th of July. "He goes to church every Sunday". The wrong-way driver has been identified as 44-year-old Alvin Hubbard Jr. of Maryland. "She knows. The thing that she doesn't know is that my brother and two of the girls are unrecognizable (at the morgue)".