LOPATCONG TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – The driver of a vehicle is in critical condition at St. Luke’s University Hospital-Bethlehem Campus following a crash Saturday morning in Lopatcong Township.
The crash happened at 8:07 a.m. on Strykers Road near the Greenwich Township border, police said.
Upon police arrival, it was discovered that a 2010 Kia Soul, driven by Amanda Lazorchak, 20, of Phillipsburg, had struck the rear set of trailer tires on a passing tractor-trailer, driven by Willem Postma, 72, of Belvidere. There were no passengers in either vehicle, police said.
Lazorchak sustained serious injuries and had to be extricated from her vehicle. She was flown to St. Luke’s University Hospital-Bethlehem Campus where she remained in critical condition, police said.
Postma was not injured in the crash, police said.
Police didn’t say if any charges have been filed.
Assisting at the scene was Pohatcong Township Police, Greenwich Township Police, Greenwich Township Emergency Squad, Lopatcong Fire Department, Harmony Township Volunteer Fire Company, Stewartsville Fire Company, Lopatcong Emergency Squad, Hunterdon Medical Center MICU Paramedic Unit, Warren County Prosecutors Office S.C.A.R.T and New Jersey State Police.
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