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
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.
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
Atlantic City police are trying to find a man who jumped from a stolen vehicle that then crashed into a police car. Officers Bryan Fleming and Kenneth Davis were patrolling the 4300 block of North Drive at 11:44 p.m. July 20, when they saw a silver Toyota Camry driving toward them, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. The driver jumped out, but the car kept coming, crashing into the marked car, according to the report. The man
A Mays Landing man was drunk and had heroin in his car when he crashed in a parking lot with his young daughter in the car, police said. Justin Tamanini, 23, is charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI with a minor in the vehicle, possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia in the Sunday night crash. Police were called to the parking lot of the Mays Landing Diner at 10:35 p.m. for a single-car
An Atlantic City man saved a woman after the car she was a passenger in went into the bay off Fairmount Avenue early Sunday morning. Officers were called to the 3600 block at 4:36 a.m., and found the car fully submerged and three people needing medical attention. The driver, a 29-year-old Absecon man, had crashed through the bulkhead and into the bay. T.J. Andrews, who witnessed the crashed, dove in and helped the driver free
A two-vehicle crash ended with a car on its roof in the marsh off Route 30, with a person trapped inside Monday evening. The vehicles were heading west when one struck the median in Atlantic City, near the Absecon border, Atlantic City Fire Chief Scott EVans said. The vehicle took out a pole, flipped several times and landed on its roof. The driver was trapped inside the vehicle with the seat belt on, Evans said.
An Egg Harbor Township man was killed in a crash early Wednesday morning in Hamilton Township. Gregory Gellien Jr., 32, was driving south on Malaga Road at about 1 a.m. when he lost control trying to make a right turn onto Jackson Road and struck a tree, according to a preliminary investigation. Police responding to the scene found Gellian injured and trapped inside his vehicle, police said. The Weymouth and Collings Lakes volunteer fire departments
Hamilton Township police are looking for a driver who struck a motorcycle Wednesday then fled with the bike still attached. Motorcyclist John Weber IV, 19, of Mays Landing, told police he was thrown from his bike when he was rear-ended by the car as they were heading east on Route 40 near Hamilton Commons Drive. The vehicle — possibly a light-colored sedan — continued east with the motorcycle still attached to its front, police said.
A Portsmouth, Virginia man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon. Police were called to Route 40 and Cantillion Boulevard at 12:22 p.m. for a crash between a tractor-trailer and a car, police said. Frank Alibrando, 56, of Brick, was heading east on Route 40 driving a 2015 International tractor-trailer when the driver of a Toyota sedan traveling west crossed the center line and struck Alibrando’s truck, according to an investigation. The driver of