Serious Crash Involving Pedestrian Reported on I-295 in Lawrence Township
Lawrence Township, NJ – A serious crash involving a pedestrian was reported on I-295 southbound near mile post 66.8 in Lawrence Township, just before the Hamilton Township border. The incident took place around 6:15 p.m., prompting a swift response from multiple emergency services. The New Jersey State Police, Lawrence Township Police, Hamilton Fire, Hamilton EMS, and Capital Health Paramedics all arrived at the scene to provide assistance. According to initial reports, the victim experienced “traumatic cardiac arrest,” and CPR was immediately administered. The individual was then rushed to the Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton.
As a result of the crash, there is currently a one-mile traffic delay, with additional congestion on the Route 1 ramp for I-295 south. The traffic situation is further exacerbated by the closure of the right lane and shoulder for a crash investigation. Commuters in the area should anticipate a 5-to-10-minute delay due to these circumstances. It is advised to avoid the area if possible until the traffic investigation is complete.
At this time, no further details regarding the crash have been released. Authorities are actively working on gathering more information to provide a comprehensive account of the incident. Updates will be provided as soon as they become available.
In addition to the crash report, a related image depicting the scene has been shared. The photo captures the aftermath of the incident, showcasing the emergency response vehicles and personnel present at the location. The image serves as a visual representation of the severity of the crash and the efforts made by first responders to address the situation promptly.
As this is an ongoing investigation, it is crucial to respect the privacy and sensitivity surrounding the incident. The authorities involved are diligently working to ensure a thorough examination of the crash, including factors that may have contributed to the occurrence. The safety of motorists and pedestrians remains a top priority, and measures will be taken to prevent similar incidents in the future.
Please stay tuned for further updates as law enforcement agencies release more information regarding the crash on I-295 in Lawrence Township.