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Prison Van Crash Kills One, Injures Three

Jonathan Hernandez11 months ago

An inmate transport van collided with a flatbed truck killing one inmate and injuring three other people on Thursday afternoon in Millville.

Details about the Prisoner Van Accident

The Daily Journal has reported that, according to state police, a prisoner transport van crashed into a flatbed truck on Route 55 on Thursday. The crash killed one inmate and injured three other people.

According to police, ther Bayside Prison State Department of Corrections van was carrying two corrections officers as well as two inmates.

The two inmates in the van were taken to Inspira Medical Center in Vineland, where one of the inmates was later pronounced dead. The condition of the other inmate is currently unknown.

The officers were transported to Atlantic City Medical Center with serious injuries.

The cause of the crash has not been determined as the accident is still under investigation.

Details about Car Accidents in New Jersey

According to the New Jersey Department of Transportation:

  • From 2013 there were a total 4,764 crashes in Cumberland County where the inmate accident took place.
  • In Cumberland County in 2013, there were a total of 25 fatal accidents.
  •  In New Jersey in 2013 there were a total of 505 fatal accidents in the entire state. 

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