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Police searching for driver, vehicle involved in Washington Twp, Warren County hit-and-run crash

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Police are searching for the driver and vehicle that were involved in a hit-and-run crash in Washington Township over the weekend.

The Washington Police Department says the accident happened at Route 57 and Buttermilk Bridge Road on Saturday, Sept. 26 at around 1:04 p.m.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that pickup truck was traveling westbound on Route 57 when it struck a Hyundai Sonata, operated by a 32-year-old Washington woman, that was stopped on Route 57 westbound waiting to turn left onto Buttermilk Bridge Road, police said.

The collision caused the Hyundai to cross into the eastbound lane of travel striking a Dodge caravan, operated by a 61-year-old Washington woman, which was traveling eastbound on Route 57, police said.

The driver of the Dodge was transported by Franklin Township F.D. Emergency Squad to St. Luke’s Warren Campus. The driver of the Hyundai was transported to Hunterdon Medical Center by Washington Emergency Squad

Police are looking for a tan colored Ford quad cab pickup truck pulling an open trailer that contained an orange Kubota skid steer that fled the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Washington Township Police Department at 908-689-1111.The accident remains under investigation.

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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