Vehicle Runs Off I-295 Bridge: Crashes 25+ Feet Below

July 16, 2023

HAMILTON, NJ (MERCER)–Around 11:15 a.m., it was reported that a vehicle ran off the roadway in the area of Mile Post 60 on I-295 crashing over 25-feet below the overpass between the north and south bound roadways. NJ State Police, Hamilton Township Fire Department, EMS responded to the scene. Additional water rescue units from Hamilton Township Fire Department and Trenton Fire Department were summoned to standby in case they were needed. After arriving on scene there were no reported injuries, but radio traffic reported that the vehicle was “40-feet off the roadway” below the overpass.

Heavy duty tow trucks with cranes were called to remove the vehicle below the roadway. The left lane of I-295 south bound near I-195 will be closed until the vehicle is removed.

The vehicle was recovered from below the overpass around 1:15 p.m.

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