JEFFERSON — Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief William Craig of the Jefferson Township Police Department are seeking information from the public concerning an incident in Jefferson Township.
On Saturday, September 19, at approximately 4:00 a.m., a passerby reported observing a person lying in the roadway on Route 15 North, near Edison Road in Jefferson Township. Members of the police department responded and found an injured male who appeared to have been struck by an unknown vehicle.
The victim was transported to St. Clare’s Dover Campus. The victim was later pronounced at the hospital.
A joint investigation between the Jefferson Township Police Department and Morris County Prosecutor’s Office has developed information that the critically injured victim is Michael Adams, 24, Jefferson.
The Jefferson Township Police Department and Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying anyone that may have knowledge of this incident and/or the circumstances leading to this male’s injuries.
Any person with information regarding this incident is urged contact the Jefferson Township Police Department at (973) 697-1300, the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at (973) 285-6200, or the Morris County Sheriff’s CrimeStoppers at (973) 267-2255. All calls will be kept confidential.