On Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 1148 hours members of the Mantua Township Fire District were dispatched to Center Street in the area of Loring Lane for a reported Motor Vehicle Crash. Lt 2204 arrived and reported a two car MVC with two subjects trapped in a commercial vehicle. Squad Company 2211 responded immediately with a crew of five and Squad Company 2218 responded with a crew of five. Squad Company 2211 arrived first and went into service with stabilization, spreaders and cutters to free the trapped passengers.
Both male passengers were quickly removed and turned over to Gloucester County EMS for transport to local hospital. Once the passengers were removed, crews performed highway hazard control and confinement for hazardous substances on the roadway. Crews also diked a spill related to pool equipment and chemicals in the striking vehicle. Once the scene was under control, the company was released by Mantua Township Police.
The crash remains under investigation by the Mantua Township Police Department.