Hamilton Police Investigate Serious Motorcycle Accident on Rt 130
Hamilton, NJ – In a tragic incident that occurred on October 8, 2023, at approximately 9:45 a.m., a collision between a 2013 Lexus SUV and a 2018 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle took place on Rt 130 near Marketplace Blvd Extension. The driver of the Lexus, a 55-year-old female from Columbus, NJ, and the motorcycle rider, a 23-year-old male from Ewing, NJ, were traveling northbound when the collision occurred. As a result of the impact, the motorcyclist was ejected from his vehicle and was propelled across the southbound lanes of Rt 130 before finally coming to a stop. The rider sustained severe bodily injuries and was immediately rushed to Capital Health Regional Medical Center at Fuld for medical treatment. Fortunately, the driver of the Lexus escaped unharmed.
To ensure the safety of all motorists, the southbound lanes of Rt 130 were temporarily closed to traffic with the assistance of the NJ State Department of Transportation (DOT). The closure lasted until approximately 12:45 p.m., when the roadway was reopened for normal use.
In respect for the privacy of the individuals involved, the names of the parties have been withheld pending family notification. However, Hamilton Police Division Traffic Unit Officers Hendricksen and Mandelko have taken charge of the investigation into this devastating accident. They will diligently work to uncover the circumstances that led to this collision and determine any potential contributing factors.
Authorities are urging any witnesses or individuals with relevant information to come forward and contact the Hamilton Police Traffic Unit at (609) 581-4000. Alternatively, anonymous tips can be left on the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at 609-581-4008. Every piece of information could prove crucial in shedding light on the incident and providing a clearer picture of what transpired.
As the investigation continues, the community is left to grapple with the aftermath of this tragic event. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the injured motorcyclist and their family, hoping for a full and speedy recovery. Meanwhile, law enforcement officials are determined to piece together the details surrounding this collision and bring closure to those affected by this distressing incident.
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