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EHT crash shuts down Black Horse Pike for about an hour

Two drivers were injured in a crash in Egg Harbor Township on Friday afternoon. Kimberly Weaver was heading east on the Black Horse Pike when her Ford F350 impacted a Kia Optima driven by Alexandra Barone heading north on Spruce Avenue, police said. Weaver’s truck struck the driver’s side of Barone’s car, trapping the Egg Harbor Township woman inside, Lt. Michael Finnerty said. The Cardiff Fire Department responded and was able to extricate Barone. Barone,
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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
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Woman crashed into building then fled with infant

An Atlantic City woman was charged with neglect to care for a child after she crashed her car into a building and then fled with an infant. Police were called to 3301 Arctic Ave. just after 11 p.m. Saturday for the report of a vehicle striking a building, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Officers arrived to find the vehicle empty and the occupant had fled.  Officers learned that the vehicle left the roadway, struck a tree
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Drunken-driving crash closes part of Route 40 in Hamilton for hours

A section of Route 40 will remain shut down for hours after an allegedly drunken-drunk crash damaged a telephone pole. Colby Reed, 29, of Mays Landing, was charged with driving under the influence after a crash just before 2 a.m. Monday. Reed was heading east on Route 40, when she ran off the road near mile post 46 just before 2 a.m., ending up with her car flipped on its roof, police said.  The damage
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Atlantic City police investigating after car crashes into building

Photo by Phylicia Parsons  Atlantic City police are investigating after a car crashed into a building on Pacific Avenue on Tuesday night. The car jumped the curb and crashed into 2505 Pacific Avenue before 10 p.m. Sources on the scene said the driver fled. But police said they were not looking for anyone. No further information was released. The investigation is ongoing.
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Atlantic County corrections officer charged with DUI in crash

A veteran Atlantic County corrections officer was charged with driving under the influence after a Galloway Township crash sent another man to the hospital. Kyle Francis, 32, of Galloway Township, was headed north on South New York Avenue at about 5:15 p.m. Monday, when he passed several vehicles in a no-passing zone, police said. His Chevy Equinox then struck the driver’s side of a Nissan Sentra as the driver tried to turn left onto Biscayne
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Woman injured in one-vehicle crash on Route 9 in Galloway

A one-car crash closed a portion of Route 9 in Galloway Township for about an hour Friday. Police were called to the area of Route 9 and Leeds Point Road at about 2:50 p.m. for the report of a car crash and a downed utility pole, police said. An investigation found that Cynthia Verderber was traveling south on Route 9 when her 2011 Dodge Durango left the roadway and struck a utility pole. The SUV
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EHC man injured in one-car Galloway crash

An Egg Harbor City man was injured when it overturned after striking guardrail, Galloway Township police said. Melvin Taylor, 58, was heading east on Duerer Street just past Berlin Avenue when his Ford Ranger left the road and struck a guardrail at about 8 p.m., according to the report. The Ranger ended up on its roof in the middle of Duerer Street. Taylor, who was not wearing his seatbelt, had to be extricated from the
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Hamilton Township officer injured when car crashes into patrol vehicle

A Hamilton Township police officer was seriously injured in a crash Friday night. Officer Leo Rudolph was in his marked patrol car diverting traffic from downed wires on Route 322 when a vehicle heading west crashed into the front of the patrol car just after 10 p.m., police said. Rudolph, who had on his lights, suffered serious injuries and was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center for treatment, according to the report. The other driver, Isaiah Rasul
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Somers Point woman seriously hurt in one-car crash

A Somers Point woman was seriously injured after she was thrown from her car in a Hamilton Township crash Wednesday night. Corina Hallock, 45, was heading north on Weymouth Road near milepost 220 at about 7:21 p.m. when she lost control of her 2003 four-door Lexus and struck a utility pole, police said. The impact split the pole in half and threw Hallock from the car, according to the report. She was taken to AtlantiCare Regional
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