Day: October 23, 2021

NJ Transit Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Strike In Trenton, NJ

October 23, 2021

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–A New Jersey Transit spokesperson told that at 1:44 p.m. the New Jersey Transit River Line Light Rail Train departed the Camden Waterfront for Trenton with a scheduled arrival time of 2:51 p.m. The Light Rail Train fatally struck a male pedestrian at the South Broad Street grade crossing in Trenton at approximately 2:52 p.m., the age of the male is unknown at this time. There were no injuries to the approximately 30 customers on board or to the Light Rail Operator. The River Line Light Rail was suspended between Trenton and Bordentown and is now back on schedule. The New Jersey Transit Police are investigating the incident.

Tractor-trailer Runs Off NJ Turnpike In Robbinsville; Driver Transported To Hospital

October 23, 2021

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (MERCER)–At 6:16 a.m. the Robbinsville Township Fire Department, Robbinsville EMS and Capital Health Paramedics were dispatched to the New Jersey Turnpike in the area of mile marker 64 outer lanes for a tractor-trailer off the roadway with an injury to the driver. Robbinsville firefighters arrived and found the vehicle crashed though a guard rail and was well off the roadway. The driver was transferred to EMS and transported to RWJ at Hamilton Hospital with unspecified injuries or medical condition. Georges Garage was on scene this morning removing the tractor-trailer that was a good ways off the highway. New Jersey State Police is investigating the crash. No further details are available at this time.