1 killed in two-vehicle crash at Salem County intersection


Date Published: 2023/02/07

SALEM COUNTY, NJ — A 57-year-old Gloucester County man died last Thursday morning after a wreck on U.S. Route 40 in Pilesgrove Township, according to Daily Voice.

The fatal accident happened at the intersection with Pointers Auburn Road (Route 646) on February 2, at about 6:29 a.m.

New Jersey State Police said the man, a Newfield resident, was behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Express van westbound. At one point, for reasons still unknown, the van collided with a Toyota Highlander heading northbound on Pointers Auburn Road.

The Newfield man was pronounced deceased on the scene, confirmed NJSP.

The driver of the Highlander, a 45-year-old Quinton resident, suffered serious injuries. No updates on their condition have been released.

Authorities continue to investigate the collision.

Written by: Brach Eichler Injury Lawyers
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