Mendham Township police are searching for the driver of a Mercedes Benz that allegedly hit another car and then fled the scene of the accident.
According to officials, the suspect was driving slammed into a gray Audi A5 on Tempe Wick Road in Mendham Township, New Jersey. The vehicles were traveling west on the road and moving through Jockey Hollow National Park when the BMW reportedly started to tailgate the Audi.
At some point, the Mercedes allegedly stuck the Audi from behind as the cars approached Leddell Road. The Audi then skidded off the road and overturned.
The victims, a 53-year-old man and a 42-year-old woman, were injured in the accident. They were later transported to Morristown Medical Center for medical treatment. Authorities have yet to release any information about the severity of the injuries suffered by the victims.
Mendham NJ police recently released a description of the Mercedes that is believed to have caused the accident. According to witnesses, the Mercedes is a grey or silver model C300 or C350 that is probably from 2012 or 2013.
The car is probably missing its Mercedes emblem, in addition to pieces of the grill and headlight assembly.
When the driver allegedly fled the scene of the accident, the car was driving in the direction of Harding, New Jersey. Police said that the driver may have been heading to Mendham, Chester, Long Valley, or Randolph, NJ.
The Mendham Township Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding the driver. Anyone with information about the suspect or the accident should call Mendham investigators at 973-543-2581.
For further information about this case, go to the NJ.com article entitled “Mendham Township Police Seek Aggressive Hit-and-Run Driver.”