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Driver airlifted after crashing into back of tractor-trailer on I-80 in Warren County

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A driver was airlifted to the hospital after crashing into the back of a tractor-trailer Wednesday morning on Interstate 80 in Warren County, New Jersey State Police Sergeant Lawrence Peele said.

The crash happen at 10:02 a.m. on Interstate 80 westbound in the area of milepost 2 in Knowlton Township, Peele said.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that a Volkswagen sedan struck the back of a tractor-trailer, Peele said.

The driver of the Volkswagen was extricated and then airlifted to Morristown Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The truck driver did not complain of any injuries at the time of the crash, Peele said.

The cause of 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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