One person was killed when a car struck a tractor trailer and rolled onto its roof late Monday morning, officials said.

The accident happened shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Interstate 80 in Hamilton Twp., Monroe Co.

The passenger in the car died at the scene; the driver was flown to Lehigh Valley Hospital near Allentown, said police, who noted that they expect the driver to survive.

Police are withholding the victims' names until family members can be told what happened.

The tractor trailer driver was not injured.

Both directions of Interstate 80, between Exit 299 (Route 715) and Exit 302 (Route 611), were closed while state police investigated the accident.