New Jersey

Driver Killed in Dump Truck Accident at County Rd 553 in Cumberland County, NJ

August 10, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

County Rd 553, Bridgeton, NJ, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
New Jersey State Police
Vehicles Involved
Kenworth T880
County Rd 553
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dump truck went through a guardrail into a river below

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at County Rd 553 in Cumberland County, NJ on August 10th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 11:30 p.m. Investigators say a dump truck is alleged to have been headed southbound before veering from the road for unclear reasons and hitting a guardrail. Officials say the vehicle went through the guardrail and into the Chantey River below. The driver suffered fatal injuries, according to officials. A passenger was hospitalized with moderate injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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