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Lower Township Police Department
Wednesday October 23rd, 2019 :: 06:32 p.m. EDT


Lower Township Police Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

Lower Township - On October 23, 2019 at approximately 1:08 p.m., Lower Township Police responded to a reported motor vehicle crash that had just occurred on Town Bank Road in the North Cape May section of Lower Township.

Investigation revealed Elizabeth A. Caulkins, 70, of North Cape May, NJ was driving a red 2013 Ford Focus eastbound on Town Bank Road in the area of Sheriff Taylor Boulevard when she lost control of her vehicle.  She crossed the center lane before side swiping an oncoming vehicle, and then struck a utility pole. 

Ms. Caulkins was treated at the scene for life threatening injuries.  She was transported to Cape Regional Medical Center, where she ultimately succumbed to her injuries.

Members of the Lower Township Police Administration, Patrol, and Detective Divisions responded to the scene.  This crash investigation was conducted with the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office, who were also on scene. 

This is an ongoing investigation.  Anyone who witnessed this collision is encouraged to contact the Lower Township Police Department at 609-886-2711. 

Lower Township Police Department
405 Breakwater Rd
Cape May, NJ 08204

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-886-1619

Town Bank Rd
North Cape May, NJ 08204

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