August 12, 2020
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–According to NJ State Police spokesperson Sergeant Lawrence Peele, at approximately 7:55 p.m., troopers responded to a car fire on I-295 north on the Exit 60 ramp to I-195 in Hamilton Township, Mercer County. The driver of the Toyota Corolla was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the fire. The exit ramp is currently closed. No other vehicles were involved and cause remains under the investigation.
From unofficial radio reports numerous calls came into the 9-1-1 center reporting the fire. Initial dispatch radio reports are that the vehicle was on fire from 9-1-1 witnesses and would not stop. Hamilton Township Fire Department, RWJ EMS and Mercer County Paramedics responded to the scene.