Teen injured in Hamilton Township crash

A teenage driver was seriously injured in a Hamilton Township crash Wednesday night.
Christian Mejia, 19, of Egg Harbor Township, was traveling south on Wrangleboro Road when he tried to make a left onto Tilton Road and collided with a Jeep Wrangler that was heading north, police said.
The Jeep overturned and came to rest along the shoulder of the road, according to the report.
The 17-year-old driver sustained serious injuries and was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus, police said. A passenger was taken to AtlantiCare’s Mainland Campus in Galloway Township.
The driver’s name is not being released due to his age.
Mejia refused medical treatment.

The crash is under investigation by Officer Bakker, and motor vehicle charges are pending.
Traffic was diverted around the area for about an hour while the crash was investigated and the scene was cleared of debris.
Egg Harbor Township police, the Township of Hamilton Rescue Squad, the Galloway Township Rescue Squad, AtlantiCare Paramedics and the Cologne Volunteer Fire Company assisted at the scene.

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