SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Police Department April 5 at approximately 1:55 p.m police were dispatched to White Lake Road for a reported one-vehicle accident. Upon arrival, patrols observed 25-year-old Daniel E. Valencia of Dover injured in the roadway after his 2013 Suzuki motorcycle struck a telephone pole.
Valencia lost control of his motorcycle on a curve in the roadway and drifted to the right. The vehicle then left the roadway striking the telephone pole. He was transported by the Sparta First Aid Squad to a landing zone at Aurora Electric on White Lake Road and was then flown by helicopter to Morristown Hospital to be treated for his injuries.
His condition is unknown at the time of this release. No charges have been file against Valencia. Cpl. Mark Mastandrea investigated the accident.