Fatal Crash On East State Street Extension In Hamilton Township Under Investigation

5/27/2022 UPDATE from Hamilton Township Police Division:

On May 26, 2022 at approximately 9:10 pm, a 2016 Nissan Versa, driven by a 36yoa male from Easton Pennsylvania, was traveling northbound on E. State St Extension near Montana Ave when it entered into the right-side shoulder of the roadway and struck the rear of a 2020 EAS Trailer, owned and operated by David’s Express, of Hamilton NJ, which was parked and unoccupied in the shoulder of E. State St Extension.  The driver of the vehicle was transported to Capital Health Hospital at Fuld where he succumbed to his injuries.  His name is being withheld pending notification to family.

The crash is being investigated by Officers B. Wood, F. LaVacca, and C. Clugsten of the Hamilton Police Traffic Unit.          

Any witnesses are asked to contact the Hamilton Police Traffic Unit at (609)581-4000.    

Original MidJersey.News story here:

May 26, 2022

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Hamilton Police, Hamilton Township Fire Department, RWJ EMS and Captial Health Paramedics responded to East State Street Extension near Montana Avenue for a serious crash where a car rear ended a tractor trailer around 9:15 p.m. The occupant was extricated by the fire department and transported to the Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton. Hamilton Township Police Division is conducting a serious crash investigation.

The story will be updated as information becomes available.

Photos by: Brian McCarthy, OnScene News