Day: September 5, 2022

Serious Crash With Injuries On NJ Turnpike In Cranbury, NJ

September 5, 2022

CRANBURY, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–A serious crash occurred this evening on the New Jersey Turnpike North Bound Outer Lanes in Cranbury, New Jersey near an emergency turnaround for the Molly Pitcher Service Area. A medical helicopter was called to the scene but was canceled due to proximity since the local trauma center is a short drive to New Brunswick. There were reports of other injuries and trauma alerts were called. All victims were transported to RWJ University in New Brunswick. Cranbury Fire Company, Hightstown Fire Department, Cranbury First Aid, Robbinsville EMS, Capital Health Paramedics with MSU, and Capital Allentown EMS responded to the crash. Google Maps reported a 4-mile delay going north bound in the outer roadway from Exit 8 to the area of the Molly Pitcher Service Area.

Sgt. Alejandro Goez of the New Jersey State Police, Public Information Unit told MidJersey.News that the accident was reported at 5:38 p.m., north bound at mile post 71.5 in the outer roadway in Cranbury Township. Two vehicles were involved and there is one serious injury reported at this time. The victim was taken to RWJ, University Hospital in New Brunswick.

The right lane is currently closed for the accident investigation.

12-Year-Old All-stars Win NJ States, 3rd Place In Mid-Atlantic Region

September 5, 2022

ALLENTOWN – UPPER FREEHOLD, NJ (MONMOUTH)–In the 70th season of the Allentown/Upper Freehold Cal Ripken league, this year’s 12-year-old Redbird All Star team won the organization’s first ever 12-year-old state championship.
In the District and State Tournaments, where they won both tournaments, they went for a combined 9-0 record, outscoring their opponents 105-30. This was their second consecutive District Championship for the team.
The Redbirds went on to the Mid-Atlantic regional tournament where they finished in 3rd place out of 10 teams. They had an overall summer record of 18-5, outscoring the opposition 201-69.

2022 Cal Ripken State Champions, the Redbirds won 15-2 against the defending state champion, Mt Laurel. Coaches: Jeff Heissler, Kevin Kolbeck, Steven Toporek, Tedy Filis, Front row L to R: Aiden Deal, Santo Vasta, Chase Toporek, Zack Cieslak, Ryan Heissler. Back row: L to R: Dominick Kolbeck, Luke Barber, Damien Porras, Danny Ducalo, Vincent Filis, Zack Guttorsmen, Luca Franzen, Matt Laurinaitis