Thursday, November 24, 2016

3 Mullica Accidents In 24 Hours

Media Release
Within the past 24 hours the Mullica Township Police Department responded to three violent motor vehicle accidents. Two of these accidents involved drivers being charged with D.U.I. the other, a driver of a large commercial truck fled the scene after striking a utility pole and natural gas main. The details are listed below:

• On Wednesday the 23rd at 9:10am officers responded to Rt.30/2nd Street for a call of a vehicle striking a utility pole and then leaving the scene. Officers located a downed utility pole, a ruptured natural gas main and a large fluid spill. The vehicle a, 2003 Mack Truck fled the scene spilling hydraulic fluid on Rt. 30 for over a mile; the vehicle was found disabled on Snow Hill Road. The Driver, Nevin D Iannuzzo 30 of Marlton was charged with several offenses including careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to report. He was uninjured in the crash. The Elwood Fire Department, Atlantic County O.E.M. Hazmat Response unit, NJ DOT, Mullica Township Department of Public Works responded.

• On Wednesday the 23rd at 9:45pm officers responded on Mossmill Road and Columbia Road for a call of a vehicle overturned. The vehicle a 1995 Saturn struck a utility pole and then overturned. The driver Lewis Kleinow Jr, 45 of Mays Landing was uninjured. Kleinow was charged with D.U.I. and other related offenses. 

  • On Thursday 11/24 at 7:10am officers responded to Rt.30 and Burdick Avenue for a call of a vehicle overturned m.v.a. At this collision a 2000 Toyota Celica struck 2 utility poles and then overturned. The driver, a Bimal Patel, 24 of Lawrenceville suffered minor injuries. He was transported to Atlanticare Mainland. Patel was also charged with D.U.I. and other related offenses. Patel was found to be in possession of a significant amount of prescription pills.


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