One dead in single-vehicle crash in Jackson Township

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JACKSON, NJ – The Jackson Police Department has reported one person was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Jackson Mills Road near the I-195 overpass.

The Jackson Police Department issued the following statement:

On Saturday, November 6, 2021, at 6:14 pm, officers responded to Jackson Mills Road in the area of the I-195 overpass and Harmony Road on the report of a vehicle that had driven off of the roadway into the woods.

Responding officers located a 2009 Ford Ranger which was occupied by a lone male which had gone off the road and crashed into a wooded area. The initial investigation revealed that the vehicle had been traveling eastbound on Jackson Mills Road. For unknown reasons the vehicle struck a guardrail in the area of the interstate overpass and then continued, traveling off the road before going into the wooded area and striking some trees. The 28-year-old male driver was unrestrained and was partially ejected from the vehicle during the crash. The driver was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment but the agency was advised that he passed away during the evening.

The crash is being investigated by P.O. Stephen Cilento of the department’s Traffic Safety Unit. Anyone who may have any additional information for this incident is asked to contact him at 732-928-1111.