Fatal Crash on Route 29 in Hamilton

March 19, 2022

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–NJ State Police told Midjersey.News that an accident was reported at 12:44 a.m. on State Highway 29 South at Mile Post 0.6 in Hamilton.

A Freightliner M2 traveling south struck the left rear of a Chevrolet GMT-400 pickup truck that was stopped on the right shoulder. After the collision, the Chevrolet caught fire and became fully engulfed. As a result, the driver of the Chevrolet sustained fatal injuries.

The 50-year-old male driver of the M2 was not injured. The driver of the Chevrolet is pending ID.

The right two lanes of 29 were closed for approximately 7 hours.

The accident remains under investigation.