Day: July 6, 2022

Truck Overturns On Route 206 At Connector Road In Bordentown Spilling 8,000 Gallons Of Asphalt Emulsifying Agent

July 7, 2022 UPDATE: Route 206 has been reopened

July 6, 2022

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ (BURLINGTON)–A tanker truck overturned on Route 206 South Bound turning onto Connector Road spilling its load of 8,000 gallons of asphalt emulsifying agent around 6:10 p.m. Bordentown Township Fire Department and EMS responded for an overturned truck with a reported male lying in the middle of the roadway with unknown injuries. Burlington County Hazardous Materials Team and a request for Joint Base McGuire Hazardous Materials Team was made. Bordentown Township Police, NJ State Police were on scene. A Burlington County Fire Police Strike Team was called to direct traffic for an extended period while the cleanup was being made. NJ Department of Transportation sent several sand trucks to the scene and other equipment. Haines Towing Inc. of Bordentown was on scene with several heavy duty trucks to upright the vehicle. Route 206 South in Bordentown was closed for an extended period of time and has since reopened.

Bordentown Township Police NIXLE:

Connector Rd. closed, expect delays on Rt. 206.

Be advised that Connector Rd. is currently closed due to an overturned tractor trailer. Expect delays on Rt. 206 in this area as a result and if possible plan an alternate route.

East Windsor Township Independence Day Celebration Rescheduled To Saturday, July 9, 2022 At Etra Lake Park

July 6, 2022

EAST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)–Mayor Janice S. Mironov and Council Members remind all area residents to join with Township officials on Saturday, July 9, 2022, for the rescheduled East Windsor Township Independence Day Celebration, at Etra Lake Park.  The Independence Day Celebration was postponed from its original date of July 2 due to anticipated weather conditions.

The Independence Day celebration free entertainment begins at 6 P.M. with Jerry Rife’s Rhythm Kings Dixieland Jazz Band, a 6-piece band from the Delaware Valley area, best known for its traditional jazz sound.  They will be followed at 7:45 P.M. by the Trenton Brass Quintet Plus One, a 6-piece ensemble from Central Jersey performing Americana and a variety of popular melodies.  The spectacular fireworks display will commence immediately following the musical presentations, at approximately 9:30 P.M.

Mayor Mironov stated that, “Our Nation’s Independence Day is a great occasion for our residents to join together in celebration and recognition of our blessings of liberty and freedom.” She urged everyone to, “bring your blankets and chairs, and use the barbecue grills for a night of free fun at beautiful Etra Lake Park.”  There also will be vendors present for purchase of refreshments.  This free event is made possible through the generous contributions of many area businesses.

East Windsor Township thanks the following community businesses whose generous contributions have underwritten and made this summer entertainment possible:  Platinum Sponsors – Aurobindo, Novitium Pharma and QTS Data Centers;  Diamond Supporters – Hovione;  Gold Sponsors – The Woods at East Windsor, Comcast and One Mile Storage;  Silver Sponsors – Continental Auto Repair, LLC, Fordoz Pharma, IXP Corporation, McCaffrey’s Market, John Mayorek and Taco Bell;  Bronze Sponsors – Centrastate Healthcare Systems and Moe’s Southwest Grill.

Person Killed On Route 29 In Trenton, Person Fell Or Jumped From Bridge, Then Ran Over Below On Route 29 In “Hit and Run”

July 6, 2022

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–It was unclear if a homeless person fell or jumped from the Route 1 Bridge onto Route 29 North before being run over and killed by a vehicle sometime before 6:00 a.m. this morning according to City Officials. The vehicle after running the person over left the scene in a “hit and run” The roadway was closed and detoured for over 4 hours during this mornings rush hour. City Officials did not release the name of the person killed.

Trenton Police, Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Investigation Team and New Jersey State Police were at the scene investigating the crash. New Jersey Department of Transportation assisted with traffic control and detours during the investigation.

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