FRANKLIN PARK, NJ -  An early morning car crash on Amwell Road left a local teen with a serious head injury, according to police.

Police responded to a 9-1-1 call shortly after 8:30 am and found a 17-year-old girl from Franklin Park suffering from a serious head injury. 

According to police, the minor was driving a Honda Accord and was involved in a two-car crash with a Freightliner truck. 

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Forrest Voelker, 54, of Somerset was driving the Freightliner truck eastbound on Amwell Road and crashed into the Honda Accord, according to police. 

 "The Accord was attempting to make a left hand turn onto Amwell Road from Olcott Street," FTPD Lt. Phil Rizzo said in a news release. "The factors that contributed to the crash are currently 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

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