Serious Crash in Hamilton Township

February 22, 2022

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Hamilton Police say that on February 22, 2022 at approximately 12:00 p.m., a 2004 Suzuki GSX motorcycle operated by Xavier Zayas 39 years old of Hamilton NJ traveling west on S. Broad St. attempted to pass a 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander on the right, as the Mitsubishi was making the right turn on to Gropp Ave. The motorcycle struck the passenger side of the vehicle and veered off the roadway into a grove of trees.  Mr. Zayas was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. The operator of the Mitsubishi Outlander, Marta Ortiz 70 years old of Hamilton NJ refused medical assistance at the scene.  

The crash is under investigation by Officer K. McDonald and Officer J. Galant. Any witnesses are asked to please contact the Hamilton Police Traffic Unit at (609)581-4000.

Information may also be left anonymously on the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at 609-581-4008