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Motorcyclist seriously injured in Sussex County crash

WANTAGE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash on Route 284 in Sussex County Sunday morning, New Jersey State Police spokesperson Sergeant Philip Curry said.

The crash occurred at 11:10 a.m. on Route 284 northbound at milepost 2.3 in Wantage Township, Curry said.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that John Veres Jr., 50, of Montague , NJ, was operating a Honda motorcycle north on Route 284 when the motorcycle ran off the road to the right and impacted a snowbank, Curry said,

Veres was ejected from his motorcycle and sustained serious injuries, Curry said.

The road was closed for approximately 3 hours. The cause of the crash remains under investigation, Curry 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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