Day: May 23, 2021

Update: Road Reopened After Serious Accident Investigation In West Windsor

UPDATE HERE: Update: 29 Year Old Trenton Resident Dead In West Windsor Crash

UPDATE: Roadway was reopened just before midnight.

**REOPENED Clarksville Road/Meadow Road due to Serious Motor Vehicle Collision with Multiple Injuries.–Det. Lt. Lee

May 23, 2021

WEST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)–Around 9:00 p.m. the West Windsor Police Department received a 9-1-1 call for a serious Crash at the intersection of Clarksville Road and Meadow Road. Police, West Windsor Emergency Services and Capital Health Paramedics responded to the scene. The accident resulted in several injuries that were transported to the local hospital.

Fire Police from Princeton Junction Fire Company and West Windsor Fire Company were at several intersections for traffic control.

West Windsor Police Department is on scene conducting a serious traffic investigation. West Windsor Police sent out the NIXLE Alert below to avoid the area:

**REOPENED Clarksville Road/Meadow Road due to Serious Motor Vehicle Collision with Multiple Injuries.–Det. Lt. Lee

**AVOID Clarksville Road at Meadow Road due to Serious Motor Vehicle Collision with Multiple Injuries.  Unknown duration for Road Closure.  AVOID AREA–FIRST RESPONDERS IN ROADWAY.–Det. Lt. Lee



Man Stabbed 4 Times While Robbed Walking To Store

May 23, 2021

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Around 8:30 p.m. a Hispanic male who was walking to a store on Whittaker Avenue was approached by two Hispanic males, who demanded money. The victim stated that after refusing to give the suspects money, a physical altercation began. During the fight, the victim was stabbed four times in the abdomen, back and both arms. The victim was not able to provide any additional information before going into surgery at the Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center.

Trenton Police are searching for the two Hispanic males, and also checking for witnesses and video surveillance cameras in the area.

Trenton Emergency Medical Services, Trenton Fire Department and Capital Health paramedics responded to the scene. A “trauma alert” was called by TEMS prior to transport.

Trenton Police Detective Sergeant Cynthia Hargis stated the investigation is still active at this time. If anyone has information about the stabbing they are asked to contact Trenton Police Department at 609-989-4155 or the TPD anonymous tip line at 609-989-DRUG (3784).

14 Shot: 2 Dead 12 Others Injured In Shooting At House Party In Cumberland County

May 23, 2021 — Updated

FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (CUMBERLAND)–The New Jersey State Police is investigating a fatal shooting that killed a man and a woman and injured 12 others at a residential party in Cumberland County last night.

At 11:50 p.m., troopers from Troop “A” Bridgeton Station responded to the report of a shooting at a residence on East Commerce Street in Fairfield Township. When troopers arrived, they discovered that a 30-year-old man and 25-year-old woman sustained fatal gunshot wounds, and 12 other adult victims were also shot and were already transported to area hospitals with various injuries. At this time, one of the confirmed 12 victims sustained serious injuries and is in critical condition.

No arrests have been made, and the motive and incident remain under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Bridgeton Station at 856-451-0101 or submit a tip via the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office tip website at Anonymous tips are welcome.
Updates will be provided as they become available.

Earlier information:

FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (CUMBERLAND)–New Jersey State Police Sgt. Alejandro Goez from the Public Information Unit told that, “On Saturday, May 22, at 11:50 p.m., the New Jersey State Police responded to a residence on East Commerce Street in Fairfield Township, Cumberland County for the report of a shooting with multiple victims.” has the address as: 1029 E Commerce St, Bridgeton, NJ 08302

It appears that there was a large house party at that address at the location of the shooting.

One post on a news group said, “The party was insane. We drove by it headed home cars packed the st. People walking in and out of traffic. It looked like a concert you would go to at the BB&T center”

Another news group post said, “I think there was a neighborhood party. Lots of cars parked along the streets and a lot of people. I was worried that I would see a post like this. “

From radio traffic victims left the scene by private vehicles to be treated one ended up at the local fire house, two victims were brought into Bridgeton hospital by private car

NJSP, Sgt. Alejandro Goez stated, “Troopers are currently on scene investigating. There is no additional information at this time. Updates to follow.”

Check back for further information as it is released by NJ State Police.

Governor Phil Murphy released a statement below:


Statement from Governor Murphy on Mass Shooting in Cumberland County “Since late last night, the New Jersey State Police and county and local law enforcement in Cumberland County have been investigating the horrific mass shooting at a large house party in Fairfield Township that attracted hundreds of party-goers. “At this time, at least two people have lost their lives, among numerous other shooting victims, including several with injuries that are life-threatening. We hold those who have died, and their families, in our prayers today, and we also pray for the recoveries of those injured. We are grateful for the swift response of law enforcement and stand with them as they continue their investigation. “Let there be no mistake: This despicable and cowardly act of gun violence only steels our commitment to ensuring New Jersey leads the nation in passing and enforcing strong and commonsense gun safety laws. No community should ever experience what occurred last night in Fairfield. “We urge anyone with information to step forward, so those responsible can be brought to justice. This remains an active investigation with many moving parts. More information will be released as it is available and confirmed.”

Person extricated from vehicle that flipped in crash

May 22, 2021

By: Tyler Eckel

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP (MERCER)– One person was injured in a crash that left one vehicle on its side Saturday night.

The crash occurred around 10:30 pm at the intersection of Genesee Street and Joseph Street. Hamilton Fire Department responded as a precaution.

No serious injuries were reported in the crash.

Hamilton Police remained on the scene while tow crews worked to clear up the intersection.