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Township of Hamilton
Saturday April 30th, 2022 :: 08:00 a.m. EDT


Township of Hamilton Police: Press Release

On Friday April 29, 2022 at approximately 1143 hours, The Township of Hamilton Police Department responded to Route 50 southbound in the area of the Atlantic City Expressway for a motor vehicle crash. 

Preliminary investigation revealed a 2005 Mack Truck, operated by Johnathan Norton (37) of Hammonton, was traveling southbound on Route 50 with the boom, or aerial lift, in the elevated position. As the vehicle approached the Atlantic City Expressway, the proper clearance was not established and the boom struck the face of the overpass, along with numerous elevated concrete supports. 

No injuries were reported on scene and Norton was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. He was issued a summons for careless driving. Personnel from the New Jersey Department of Transportation, along with the South Jersey Transportation Authority, responded to the scene and inspected the supports of the overpass for structural integrity.

Route 50 was reduced to one southbound lane of for approximately four hours while the investigation was conducted and the scene was cleared of debris.

Township of Hamilton
6101 13th St
Hamilton Township, NJ 08330

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-625-1511

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