WARREN, NJ - A collaborative effort responded on Friday, Jan.17 when a vehicle driving south on Stirling Road lost control and was struck by a vehicle traveling north. The accident occurred just south of Stonehouse at Stirling Ridge near the bend in the road at Stiles Road at 9:13 p.m.
The neighborhood was buzzing with hope that the commotion was a break in the David Bird Missing Person search.
The Warren Township Police Department, Watchung Police Department, Warren Township First Aid Squad, Warren Township Fire Department, Watchung First Aid Squad, Warren and Watchung Extrication Teams and Mercy 6 all responded.
Ethan Tidd, 17, of Union was traveling south on Stirling Road and lost control of his vehicle crossing into the northbound lane where a vehicle driven by Donna Vorrius, 53, of Stirling struck Tidd's vehicle.
Tidd was issued summons for careless driving, failure to maintain lane, and violation of provisional driving according to the police report issued Monday, Jan.20.
Vorrius and three passengers, one adult and two juveniles, in Tidd's vehicle were transported to University Hospital in Newark with trauma injuries.
Mercy Flight Central was founded as a non-profit in 1992. The organization began operations as an advanced life support air ambulance service and has since expanded to become a critical-care air medical service with three helicopters and one turboprop jet airplane staffed around the clock every day.