Lawrence Township Fire Departments Respond To 2 Different Accidents Tonight

October 19, 2020

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Around 11:00 pm The Lawrence Township Fire Department, Lawrence Township EMS and Mercer County Paramedics were called to 3231 for an serious accident with a person trapped. It appears a person lost control on Route 1 south bound and drove up an embankment and hit a parked van in the parking lot of the location.

When firefighters arrived it was reported that one person was trapped and rescue tools would be needed to free the victim from the wreckage. Firefighters had the victim out within 20 minutes. EMS transported the victim to Capital Health Regional Medical Center.

Lawrence Township Police are investigating.

Another accident was reported at 11:36 pm on Interstate 295 South Bound near Route 1 a vehicle lost control and hit a guard rail. NJ State Police was on location and Lawrence Township Fire Department and EMS was also responding to that incident. No details were available about the accident.