Early Morning Extrication On Rt. 46

Posted on January 7, 2012

Budd Lake N.J. Morris County: A car traveling on Rt #46 at 2am Saturday morning hit a pickup type street cleaner and traveled 178ft before rolling landing back on its wheels. The driver of the car was pinned behind the wheel of the car. Firefighters assisted by the First Aid Squad freed the driver who was transported to Morristown Medical Center. The driver of the street cleaner had minor injuries and was transported to Hackettstown Medical Center. The roadway was closed for 3 hours for investigation and clean-up. While this was taking place a car veered around a police detour and was stopped as it entered the debris field, the driver was arrested for suspected DWI.