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NJ State Police seeking public’s help in I-287 serious crash investigation in Bergen County

OAKLAND BOROUGH, NJ (Bergen County) – The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public’s assistance with a serious motor vehicle crash investigation that occurred Thursday on Interstate 287 in Bergen County.

According to state police, based on the preliminary investigation, at around 8:18 a.m., a black Ford Fusion was traveling southbound on Interstate 287 in Oakland Borough.

In the area of milepost 58, a tire detached from an unknown vehicle traveling in the northbound lanes. The tire then crossed over the center median, entered the southbound lanes and struck the Ford causing serious injuries to the driver, state police said.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Totowa Station at 973-785- 9419. Anonymous tips are welcome.

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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