March 20, 2021
By: Tyler Eckel
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP (MERCER)– Several people were injured after a crash involving three cars on I-195, Friday night.
The crash occurred at approximately 9:15 pm. The three vehicle wreck, originally reported to be at least five vehicles, was reportedly caused by a couch that was laying in the middle of the Interstate near Milepost 5.4 on the Westbound side.
Hamilton Fire Department, along with Robbinsville Fire Department, responded to the scene for initial reports of people trapped inside of a vehicle. When crews arrived on scene, it was determined that no one was trapped in any of the vehicles.
Multiple people were injured in the incident, four of the patients injured were transported to local hospitals. All injuries were non-life threatening and all patients are expected to recover.
The left lane of the highway was closed for the investigation and removal of vehicles. All vehicles have since been removed and the left lane has been reopened.