December 10, 2021
10:00 a.m. UPDATE: According New Jersey State Police, Troopers responded to a two vehicle crash at 12:17 a.m. on the New Jersey Turnpike northbound on the inner roadway at milepost 54.1, Bordentown, Burlington County. Preliminary investigation reveals that a silver Acura RDX and a silver Toyota 4 Runner were traveling northbound on the New Jersey Turnpike northbound inner roadway when the Acura struck the rear of the Toyota. The Toyota struck a guardrail and came to an uncontrolled final rest on the northbound outer lane of travel. As a result of the crash, the passenger of the Toyota was ejected, sustaining life threatening injuries and transported to Cooper Hospital for treatment. This is an active investigation.
BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ (BURLINGTON)–Around 12:15 a.m. the Robbinsville Township Fire Department, Bordentown Township Fire Department, Burlington EMS, Robbinsville EMS and Paramedics were dispatched to mile marker 54.2 north bound inner roadway for a serious accident. There were several reports of an overturned vehicle with at least two people ejected and CPR in progress. A medical helicopter from Jefferson University Hospital known as JeffSTAT-1 was called and the New Jersey State Police closed the Turnpike to land the helicopter to transport one person by air to the trauma center.
The helicopter landed at 1:00 a.m. on the Turnpike and will transport one person to the trauma center by air. Robbinsville EMS along with Burlington Paramedics transported an injured person to the Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton at 1:00 a.m. and called a “Trauma Alert”
The JeffSTAT-1 helicopter left the scene at 1:11 a.m. and was taking one person to the Trauma Center at Cooper Medical Center in Camden.
Two injured parties did not seek transport to the hospital.
Avoid the NJ Turnpike in the area of Exit 7 due to this crash. There is a 1 to 2 mile delay northbound prior to the accident scene.
As of 1:30 a.m. a 3 mile delay exists
This is a breaking news report check back the story will be updated as details come in.