Double Fatal Accident in Montville Under Investigation

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Sheriff James M. Gannon, and Montville Police Chief Andrew Caggiano announce an investigation into a double fatal accident that occurred Friday evening.

On Friday, October 11, at 7:29 p.m., Montville Police responded to the intersection of Route 202 and Heritage Court on a report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries. The investigation revealed east of the intersection, a 2009 Saab and 2016 Nissan collided.

The rear seat passenger of a Saab, a 93-year old female from Hallandale, Florida, was pronounced dead at the scene. The two other occupants of the Saab were injured and transported to Morristown Medical Center.

The two occupants of the Nissan were transported to Morristown Medical Center. A passenger of the Nissan, an 85-year old male from Totowa, was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

The accident is under investigation by Montville Township Police Department Traffic Bureau, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and Morris County Sheriff’s Office.