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NJ state trooper flown to hospital after crash in Sussex County

FRANKFORD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A New Jersey State Police trooper was flown to an area hospital after being injured in a crash Tuesday afternoon in Sussex County, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Trooper Charles Marchan.

The crash happened at around 3:51 p.m. on County Route 655, Frankford Township, Marchan said.

A trooper was seated in the police car while parked on the side of the roadway with the emergency lights activated assisting with a motor vehicle crash. While on the side of the road, the police car was then struck in the rear by a Chevrolet Equinox, Marchan said.

The trooper was flown to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the driver of the Chevrolet was treated on scene for minor injuries, Marchan said.

No further information was available.

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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