Lower Township – On August 29, 2017, The Lower Township Police Department
The first accident occurred in the area of Bay Drive and Mallow Road, located in the Cape May Beach section of Lower Township. The accident investigation revealed that the vehicle, a 2003 Mercury Mountaineer, operated by John
Perkins, a 32-year-old male, who resides in the Villas Section of Lower Township, left the roadway, struck several pylons and came to rest on its side in a resident’s driveway. The Townbank Fire Department responded to the scene and assisted with the scene. John Perkins was charged with Careless Driving - 39:4-97, Failure to Maintain Lane - 39:4-88, Unsafe Tire - 39:3-72 and Failure to Produce (DL) - 39:3-29.
The second accident occurred in the area of Tabernacle Road and Goldenrod Court, located in the Cold Spring section of Lower Township. The accident investigation revealed that the vehicle, a 2000 Toyota 4 Runner, operated by Robert West, who resides in the Villas section of Lower Township, left the roadway while negotiating a curve, overturned, and came to rest on its side. The vehicle was discovered in a field adjacent to the above-listed intersection. Robert West was charged with Careless Driving - 39:4-97.
The accident investigations were conducted by Patrol Officers of the Lower Township Police Department; Patrolman Jennifer Anzelone and Patrolman Kevin Boyle Jr., respectively.