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Update on Motor Vehicle incident on Hillside and Prospect Ave

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The Plainfield Police Department has provided an update regarding yesterday's motor vehicle accident. According to the updated press release:

"On Friday, June 22, 2018, shortly before 4:00 pm a vehicle was traveling north bound on Hillside Avenue at a high rate of speed. The 38 year old male driver lost control prior to the intersection of Prospect Avenue. The vehicle struck two trees and rolled over to a final rest on the front lawn of a home at the corner of Hillside amd Prospect Avenues. The male who was the sole occupant of the vehicle was taken to an area hospital in highly critical condition. There are no other individuals injures. The Plainfield Police Traffic Unit will continue to investigate."

The driver has been identified as Andrew Mayorga of Plainfield, NJ. He succumbed to his injuries yesterday evening. 

No police or fire personnel were involved.

 

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