Day: June 27, 2022

Robbinsville Fire Department Responds To Multi-Vehicle Crash On NJ Turnpike

June 27, 2022

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (MERCER)–At 2:23 p.m. the Robbinsville Fire Department and EMS was dispatched to the New Jersey Turnpike outer lanes near mile post 63.4 for a multi-vehicle crash (Near Windsor Road overpass). New Jersey State Police and Gorge’s Garage arrived for the tow. Upon arrival of the fire department it was determined to be minor non-life-threating and it was unclear if anyone was transported to the hospital. Firefighters remained on scene for a short time. New Jersey State Police is investigating the crash.

Another Wildfire Contained In NJ; 315-Acres Burned In Brendan T. Byrne State Forest

June 27, 2022

The New Jersey Forest Fire Service reports that a wildfire at Brendan T Byrne State Forest – Brickworks Wildfire – Manchester and Woodland Townships has been contained.

As of 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2022 the New Jersey Forest Fire Service has achieved 100 percent containment of a 315-acre wildfire near Pasadena Road in Brendan T. Byrne State Forest.

Forest Fire Service staff will remain on scene to continue improving containment lines and monitor the area to ensure public safety. Smoke conditions may remain for several hours.

The fire’s cause remains under investigation.

Just last week the New Jersey Forest Fire Service contained a 13,500-acre fire in Wharton State Forrest you can read about that fire here.

Photos from NJ Forest Fire Service Facebook Page

Trenton Officials Confirm Police Officer Suspended From Incident That Occurred At Hamilton Township School

June 27, 2022

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)—City officials have confirmed that Trenton Police Officer Rudy Lopez, thirty-seven of Hamilton Township, NJ has been suspended from his position from a June 15, 2022, incident in Hamilton Township. Lopez was charged with two counts of harassment on a summons complaint from an incident at Lalor Elementary School in Hamilton, the complaint says he verbally threatened two victims, specifically by making threatening comments, causing alarm according to a Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Spokesperson.

The incident occurred June 15, 2022, between 8:30 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. while in front of the Lalor Elementary School in Hamilton.

The charges referenced above are merely accusations and the press and public are reminded that all defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Update: Washington Road Reopened After Serious Crash

June 27, 2022

1:07 p.m. Update: West Windsor Police Report, road OPEN – The accident on Washington Rd between Route 1 and Faculty Rd has been cleared and the road is open!

June 27, 2022

WEST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)—About 10:58 a.m. West Windsor Police, West Windsor Emergency Services, Captial Health Paramedics, Princeton Junction FD and West Windsor Fire are on scene of a serious motor vehicle crash on Washington Road. There is no reported entrapment but one person is in grave condition that was removed from one a vehicle.

West Windsor Police report:

Road Closure – Washington Rd is closed between Route 1 and Faculty Rd due to a serious motor vehicle accident

Road Closure – Washington Rd is closed between Route 1 and Faculty Rd due to a serious motor vehicle accident.