GTPD Respond To DWI Motor Vehicle Crash Into A Residence While Investigating A Motorcycle Crash

On September 10, 2021 at approximately 10: 45 PM, Gloucester Township Police Officers were dispatched to the on ramp of Route 42 North and Sicklerville Road for a reported motorcycle crash. Upon officers arrival a motorcycle was observed on the ground and the operator was lying on the roadway. Fire and EMS arrived and began to treat the rider. The motorcycle rider was determined to have a severe head injury and was transported to Cooper Trauma Hospital for treatment. The Gloucester Township Police Department Serious Crash Investigation Team was called in and took over the crash investigation.

While officers were assisting with the crash investigation, a vehicle drove by the scene with a flat front passenger tire. Before officers could catch up to the vehicle, it rear ended another car on Sicklerville Road then turned onto a side street, striking several parked cars before driving across a front yard and into the front corner of a residence. The operator of the vehicle did not sustain any injuries and was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. The motorcycle operator is currently listed in critical but stable condition. The name of the motorcycle driver is being withheld at this time pending further investigation.

If anyone witnessed either of the crashes or has any information related to them please contact the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500 or our GTPD Anonymous Tip Line at 856-842-5560.


Link: https://local.nixle.com/alert/8966058/?sub_id=0

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