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1 airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following crash in Lopatcong Twp.

LOPATCONG TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – One person was airlifted to the hospital following a crash in Lopatcong Township Sunday morning.

The crash happened at 10:29 a.m. on Uniontown Road (Route 519) near Belview Road, police said.

According to police, a White Toyota Scion was off the roadway and had struck a tree. Jayson Vierbuchen, 26, of Phillipsburg NJ, who was an occupant of the vehicle, fled the scene on foot and was later located.

A juvenile, who was also an occupant of the vehicle, was airlifted to St. Luke’s Medical Center, Fountain Hill with serious injuries but did not appear to be life threatening, police said.

Police did not say who was driving the vehicle.

The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending further investigation, police said.

Assisting at the scene was Pohatcong Township Police, Greenwich Township Police, Blairstown K-9, Lopatcong Fire Department, Lopatcong Emergency Squad, Greenwich Township Emergency Squad, Hunterdon Medical Center EMS, Harmony Township Volunteer Fire Company, and the Warren County Prosecutors Office Serious Collision Analysis Response Team.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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