MARLBORO, NJ – A 28-year-old man was injured after running into a Department of Transportation tractor that was mowing alongside Route 18 in Marlboro on Monday.
According to Daily Voice, Erik Hopkins of Newark was driving north on Route 18 in Chevrolet Trailblazer. He struck the tractor as it was mowing grass in the median at about 2:12 p.m. near Wyncrest Road.
Hopkins sustained injuries to his head and a broken leg. The tractor driver, 58-year-old Robert Taylor, suffered minor injuries. Both men were transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.
Local authorities continue to investigate the crash. A lane on Route 18 was temporarily closed for an initial on-scene investigation. Currently, neither drugs nor alcohol are thought to be factors in the crash.
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