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3 seriously injured in Morris County crash

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Three people suffered serious injuries in a crash in Mount Olive Township Wednesday morning

The crash happened on June 15, at 10:09 a.m., on Route 206 in the area of Matt’s Glass, 213 Route 206, police said.

Officers arrived on scene and found that a Ford transit van traveling south on Route 206 rear-ended a Chevrolet Malibu that was slowing or stopped in the southbound lane of Route 206, police said.

The Malibu was spun and pushed partially into the northbound lane of Route 206, where it was struck by a Nissan Sentra which was travelling north on Route 206, police said.

The male driver of the Malibu and the female driver of the Sentra suffered serious injuries and were flown to Morristown Medical Center. A male passenger suffered serious injuries transported by Budd Lake First Aid Squad and St. Clare’s Hospital Paramedics to Morristown Medical Center with serious injuries, police said.

The male driver of the van was uninjured in the crash, police said.

The identities of those involved in the crash were not released.

Police were assisted at the scene by Budd Lake and Flanders Fire Departments and Morris County Sheriff’s Office CID. Chester Fire Department secured the medivac landing zone.

The roadway was closed for approximately 2.5 hours for the investigation.

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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