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2 airlifted to the hospital after crash on I-80 in Morris County

ROXBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Two people were airlifted to the hospital after a crash on Interstate 80 in Roxbury Township Friday morning, New Jersey State Police Sergeant Lawrence Peele said.

The crash happened at 6:40 a.m. on Interstate 80 west in the area of mile post 36.7, Peele said.

A preliminary investigation revealed that a Ford Focus struck a Toyota Tacoma causing the Toyota to run off the right side of the roadway, hit the guardrail and overturn, Peele said.

Both occupants of the Toyota were airlifted to Morristown Medical Center and they remain in serious condition, Peele said.

Their names were not released.

The right lane of I-80 was closed for approximately 6 hours, Peele said.

The crash remains under investigation, Peele said.

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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