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Teen driver crashes down embankment, suffers non-life-threatening injuries in Sussex County

WANTAGE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A teenage driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries after crashing down an embankment in Wantage Township Friday night, according to New Jersey State Police Sergeant Lawrence Peele said.

The crash happened on May 14 at 9:44 p.m. on County Road 635 in the area of Pidgeon Hill Road, Peele said.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that in the area of Pidgeon Hill Road, a BMW 328, driven by a 17-year-old Branchville boy, ran off the side of the roadway and traveled down an embankment, Peele said.

The driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Newton Medical Center, Peele said.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, Peele 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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