Fatal Crash Reported In Hamilton Township

April 23, 2023

HAMILTON, NJ (MERCER)–On April 22, 2023 at approximately 4:45 p.m., a 2019 Honda Accord sedan, driven by Steven D. Brokowsky, a 39-year-old male from Hamilton, turned left from the driveway of Killarney’s Publick House (located at 1644 Whitehorse Mercerville Rd) onto northbound Whitehorse Mercerville Rd.  A second vehicle, a 2015 Land Rover SUV, driven by Joseph J. Celinski, a 35-year-old male from Hamilton, was traveling northbound on Whitehorse Mercerville Rd.  The vehicles collided in a side swipe manner, forcing the Land Rover to leave the roadway and strike a utility pole. The Honda came to a controlled stop on Whitehorse Mercerville Road, and the Land Rover returned to the roadway and came to rest.

Brokowsky was transported to RWJ Hospital in Hamilton via ambulance for evaluation.  Celinski was pronounced deceased on scene.

Assistance at the scene was provided by the Hamilton Twp Fire Division and EMS personnel.

The crash is being investigated by Sgt. R. Gray, and 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.