Tractor trailer pulls down poles and wires, causes road closure in Hamilton

July 22, 2021

By: Tyler Eckel

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP (MERCER)– A tractor trailer hitting wires and pulling down utility poles is to blame for a street closure in Hamilton today.

The incident occurred just before 10:00 am. Multiple 911 calls were received by Hamilton and Robbinsville Police Departments stating that there was a serious crash on George Dye Road. Police arrived and located a Ferrari Foods truck that had struck wires between Route 33 and Nottingham Way. There were no reported injuries.

The section of George Dye Road was shut down for majority of the day while PSE&G responded to the scene for immediate repairs. At least two poles were damaged and multiple wires were brought down.