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9-year-old, 16-year-old seriously injured in dirt bike crash in Warren County

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Two boys were seriously injured in a dirt bike crash Sunday afternoon in Knowlton Township, according New Jersey State Police spokesperson Trooper Charles Marchan.

The crash occurred at around 4:51 p.m. on a property on Meadow Ridge Road, Marchan said.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that a Yamaha dirt bike, operated by a 16-year-old from Knowlton Township, was traveling west on the property and a Cobra dirt bike, operated by a 9-year-old from Knowlton Township, was traveling north on the property, Marchan said.

The front of the Yamaha struck the right of the Cobra causing both dirt bikes to overturn and ejected both drivers, Marchan said.

Both suffered serious injuries and were flown to an area hospital, Marchan said.

The crash remains under 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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