Three Car Collision in Hopewell Township Closes Route 29 in Both Directions

    Photo courtesy of Union Fire Company Facebook page

    At 5:37 AM the Hopewell Township Police Department along with the Union Fire Company and Rescue Squad were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on S.H. 29 (Route 29) near River Knoll Drive. Officers arrived and found that an Acura TLX had collided with a Jeep Wrangler and a Ford F250.

    The Acura TLX was driven by Kelly Moraski, a 34 year old female from Swan Street in Lambertville, New Jersey. Ms. Moraski was trapped inside her vehicle and was extricated by members of the Union Fire Company. Ms. Moraski was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center by the Union Rescue Squad and Paramedics from Capital Health with several injuries, however, the injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

    The Jeep Wrangler was driven by James Paolini, a 47 year old male from Bristol, Pennsylvania. Mr. Paolini was uninjured during the crash.

    The Ford F250 was driven by John Lyons, a 55 year old male from Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Mr. Lyons reported minor injuries on scene, however, refused medical attention.

    Investigation into the crash revealed that Ms. Moraski was traveling north on S.H. 29 in her Acura when she crossed the centerline of S.H. 29, side swiping the Jeep Wrangler driven by Mr. Paolini which was traveling southbound on S.H. 29.  The Acura continued into the southbound lane of S.H. 29 and struck the Ford F250 which was also traveling southbound driven by Mr. Lyons nearly head on. Investigation revealed that Ms. Moraski may have fallen asleep while driving, she was issued a summons for careless driving.

    S.H. 29 was closed in both directions for approximately 90 minutes, traffic was detoured around the scene.

    The crash is being investigated by Officer Robert Scarano of the Hopewell Township Police Department.

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