LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured after crashing into a utility pole in Sussex County Tuesday afternoon, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Sergeant Philip Curry.
The crash happened at 12:08 p.m. on County Route 661 northbound at milepost 1.6 in Lafayette Township, Curry said.
A preliminary police investigation revealed that a Harley-Davidson, operated by a 20-year-old man from Gilbert, SC, was traveling northbound when it ran off the roadway to the left and impacted a utility pole, Curry said.
The driver suffered serious injuries, Curry said.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.