VOORHEES TWP. NJ April 27, 2014-- At approximately 8:21pm Voorhees Police Units were dispatched to a pedestrian motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Evesham Road & Kresson Road. Investigation by police revealed the following:
A 1990 Ford Ranger pickup truck, operated by a Medford resident, was traveling Eastbound on Evesham Road when it struck two Cherry Hill residents (mother/daughter) that were attempting to cross Evesham Road at Kresson Road. Both female victims have been identified as, Serafina Fel (age 63, mother) and Anna Veksler (age 38, daughter).
They were both taken to Cooper Trauma Hospital for their injuries. Voorhees Police was advised by hospital personnel that Serafina Fel had succumbed to her injuries at 9:08PM. Anna Veksler has been listed in extremely critical condition and is being treated for life threatening injuries. The operator of the vehicle did stop at the scene and provide a statement.
At this time, the investigation is still ongoing, but initial reports indicate distracted driving was a factor in the crash. The vehicle driver will be identified if charges are filed.