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Township of Hamilton Police
Thursday May 16th, 2019 :: 08:05 p.m. EDT


Motor Vehicle Crash

On May 16, 2019 at approximately 3:52 pm, officers from the Township of Hamilton Police Department responded to Main Street (CR 559) in the area of Lenape Ave for the report of a motor vehicle crash, involving a motorcycle.  The investigation revealed Thomas Putney (70/M) of Somers Point was traveling east on Main Street, when his Harley Davidson motorcycle collided with a Toyota Rav 4 driven by Tiffany Smith (50/F) of Dorothy, which was traveling west on Main Street. Putney suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to AtlantiCare Medical Center (Atlantic City) for treatment. The driver of the motor vehicle did not report any injuries.   

Assisting at the scene was Township of Hamilton Rescue, Mays Landing Fire Department and Laureldale Fire Department along with Atlanticare Medics.   Traffic was diverted on Main Street (CR 559) for approximately one hour.

The crash remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the Township of Hamilton Police Department at 609-625-2700.

Township of Hamilton Police
6101 13th St
Hamilton Township, NJ 08330

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-625-2700

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