Gloucester Township Police Media Release:
On Thursday, February 24, 2022, at approximately 2:04 pm a Gloucester Township Police Officer was flagged down and notified of a head-on collision on Rt. 168 (Black Horse Pike) in the area of Landing Road.
Upon the Officer's arrival, two (2) vehicles were located in the roadway with significant, disabling front-end damage consistent with a head-on collision. As the officer checked the occupants of each vehicle he observed two occupants in one of the vehicles entrapped, suffering from serious bodily injury. Three (3) other occupants were able to self-extricate from the vehicle with less significant injuries. The driver of the other vehicle appeared to suffer bodily injury. Chews Landing Fire Department, Blackwood Fire Department, Virtua EMS, Inspira BLS, and Runnemede BLS all responded to assist with securing the vehicles, extricating the entrapped occupants, and treating them for injuries. All occupants of the vehicles involved were transported to either Cooper Medical Center or Virtua, Stratford for treatment of injuries.
The Black Horse Pike was shut down in both directions to traffic for approximately two (2) hours while the Gloucester Township Police Department Serious Crash Investigation Team (SCIT) conducted an initial investigation. Initial information revealed one vehicle was traveling northbound in the southbound lane, colliding with a vehicle traveling south in the southbound lane. NJDOT assisted with the road closure while the investigation was progressing.
At this time the names of all involved are being withheld pending notifications and further investigation. If anyone witnessed this crash, please contact the Gloucester Township Police Department at (856) 228-4500 or call our GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line at (856) 842-5560. To send an Anonymous Tip via Text Message to Gloucester Township Police, text the keyword "TIP GLOTWPPD" and your tip message to 888777. You may also visit our Anonymous Web Tip Page: https://local.nixle.com/tip/alert/5170177