BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — A driver was seriously injured in an overnight accident in Burlington County, New Jersey.

It happened around 3 a.m. Sunday along I-295 at exit 47A near the Burlington Center Mall in Burlington Township.

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Police say the driver was trapped inside the vehicle and had to be rescued.

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The driver was taken to Cooper Hospital in critical condition.

The crash shut down the northbound lanes of I-295 near the accident scene.

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The cause of the accident in under investigation.