April 18, 2023
HAMILTON, NJ (MERCER)–On April 18, 2023, at approximately 1:20 a.m., a 2004 Dodge Ram truck, driven by Jose Ischop-Citalan, 24-year-old male from Princeton, was traveling eastbound on Genesee St when he disregarded the stop sign at Chambers Street and crashed into a 2013 Cadillac, driven by Bret Lamoreaux, 21-year-old male from Hamilton, which was traveling northbound on Chambers Street. Two back seat passengers in the Dodge Ram truck, a 23-year-old male from Ewing, and a 25-year-old male from Princeton suffered serious injuries and were transported to Capital Health Hospital at Fuld for treatment. Their names are being withheld pending notification to family. Lamoreaux suffered a minor injury and was taken to RWJ Hospital in Hamilton for treatment. Ischop-Citalan was taken into custody and charged with D.W.I., Aggravated Assault by Auto, and other traffic offenses.
The crash is being investigated by Officers K. McDonald and P. Micharski from the Hamilton Police Traffic Unit.
Any witnesses are asked to contact the Hamilton Police Traffic Unit at (609)581-4000.
All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.