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MV Crash 18-24947
Release Date: August 02, 2018

Jefferson Twp. Police Department

News Release

 

 

IR#:   2018-24947                   

 

Date of Incident:    August 1, 2018               

 

Date of Release:       August 2, 2018              

 

Prepared by:  Detective Joseph Kratzel

 

Approved by:                                

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On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, approximately 8pm, a  2004 Harley Davidson was travelling west on Berkshire Valley Road, when it left the roadway, hitting curb, then striking the end of the guide rail in front of 5477 Berkshire Valley Road. 

Both riders were ejected off of the motorcycle landing approximately 25 to 30 feet.  The riders, one from Rockaway, NJ and the other from Newton, NJ, were medivac to Morristown Hospital listed in critical condition.  Their names are not being released at this time.

This MV Crash is still under investigation and more details will be released when available.

Milton First Aid Squad, JTFD #1, St Clare?s MICU, along with Atlantic Heath Medivac 3 and Hackensack Medivac responded to Assist.  Morris County Prosecutor?s Office and Traffic Officer Davis are continuing the investigation.      

 




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