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2 trapped in vehicle after striking tree on I-78 in Somerset County

WARREN TOWNSHIP, NJ (Somerset County) – Two people were trapped in a vehicle after striking a tree on Interstate 78 in Somerset County Tuesday morning, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Sergeant Philip Curry.

The crash happened at 9:56 a.m. on I-78 westbound at milepost 38 in Warren Township, Curry said.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that a Hyundai Sonata ran off the road in the area of Exit 36 and struck a tree, Curry said.

Both occupants were temporarily trapped in the vehicle and once extricated, both were transported to Morristown Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, Curry 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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