EWING TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–It is unclear exactly what happened but an accident occurred around 5:15 p.m. at Parkway and Concord Avenues involving a pedestrian and two cars. A witness on scene said his nephew was the pedestrian that was hit and taken to the hospital with what appeared to be non-life-threating injuries. No further information is available.
LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Firefighters were dispatched to a smoke condition at the American Legion Post 414 at 100 Berwyn Place around 11:30. When firefighters arrived they reported a smoke condition and the source appeared to be coming from an area above the bar. Departments from Lawrence, Trenton, Ewing, Hamilton, and Princeton responded to the scene and others covered the area for additional calls. The fire was under control in about 40 minutes. The Lawrence Township Fire Marshal was requested to the scene. No further details are available at this time.
BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. — Coast Guard crewmembers medevaced a 62-year-old man with injuries to his ribs and arm from his 33-foot pleasure craft in Oyster Creek Channel near Barnegat Light, Saturday, August 7. 2021.
The injuries reportedly resulted from the vessel running aground.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received the initial report through VHF Channel 16 from a grounded boater requesting medical attention.
A boatcrew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light was launched to assist and a Special Marine Information Broadcast was issued for the area.
After the patient was stabilized, the boatcrew transited to Station Barnegat Light where awaiting EMS transported him to Jersey Shore Medical Center for additional treatment.