Police Seek Information in Fatal Montville Crash

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and the New Jersey State Police are seeking any information related to a fatal crash that occurred June 2, on Route 80 Westbound in Montville Township near Mile Marker 47.5.

According to police, at approximately 6:52 p.m., the New Jersey State Police were notified of a motor vehicle crash that ultimately resulted in a fatality.

The investigation revealed that a black 2014 Nissan Rogue struck a white 2013 Suzuki Burgman motor scooter. The Nissan Rogue was being operated by Michelle Perez, age 42. The Suzuki Burgman motor scooter was being operated by Ismail Iqbal, age 32, who was fatally injured in the crash.

Perez was charged by way of a criminal complaint with 2nd degree Death by Auto, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:11-5, and Driving Under the Influence, in violation of N.J.S.A. 39:4-50.

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and New Jersey State Police are asking anyone with information regarding this fatal crash to contact the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 973-285-6200.

A criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until he or she has been proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.