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Motorcyclist seriously injured after rear-ending another on I-80 in Warren County

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A motorcyclist was seriously Friday afternoon after rear-ending another motorcycle on Interstate 80 in Warren County, New Jersey State Police Sergeant Lawrence Peele said.

The crash happened at 2:58 p.m. on Interstate 80 eastbound in the area of mile post 8.4 in Knowlton Township, Peele said.

A preliminary police investigation revealed, a Honda motorcycle struck an Indian motorcycle in the rear-end causing the rider of the Honda to be ejected, Peele said.

The rider of the Honda sustained serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital and the rider of the Indian motorcycle was not injured, Peele said.

The driver’s names were not released.

The left and left center lanes of the highway were closed for approximately three hours and 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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