Township Woman Seriously Hurt In Auto-Truck Crash

A 17-year-old Franklin Park woman was seriously injured April 5 after the car she was  driving collided with a Freightliner truck at Olcott Street and Amwell Road, police said.

Police said the woman was making a left turn from Olcott to Amwell in a Honda Accord when the accident happened.

Upon arrival, police found the woman, who they did not identify, suffering from a serious head wound. The woman was taken to a local trauma unit, police said.

The Freightliner was driven by Forrest Voelker, 54, of Somerset.

Police said the accident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Ptl. James Raics of the Franklin Township Police Department’s Traffic Safety Bureau at 732-873-5533, extension 3177, or james.raics@franklinnj.gov.


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