Sparta Police are continuing their investigation this morning into a serious motor vehicle accident that occurred last night on the southbound lanes of Rte 15 that sent three to the hospital and snarled traffic for two and a half hours.
The cause of the accident is still unknown and information at the moment is limited. The accident occurred at 6:32 pm. A 2013 Land Rover LR3 operated by a 17-year-old female Sparta resident was traveling Rte. 15 south when a collision occurred between her vehicle and a 2003 Saturn.
Harvey was airlifted to Morristown Medical Center for treatment. As of this morning he is listed in stable condition. Wong was transported by the Sparta First Aid Squad where he was admitted to Morristown. He too is listed in Stable Condition. The operator of the Land Rover was transported to Newton Memorial Hospital where she was treated and later released.
Assisting at the scene was the New Jersey State Department of Transportation Traffic Diversion Team, the Sparta Fire Department and Paramedics from St. Clare’s in Sussex. Officers Brian Hassloch and Kurt Morris who are Certified Traffic Reconstructionists are conducting the investigation.
operated by 27-year-old Kennedy B. Wong of Orange New Jersey. Traveling with Wong was, 27-year-old Richard Harvey of Newark who was the front seat passenger.