Man killed after vehicle crashes into house in Mercer County
By Annie McCormick
Updated 2 hrs 1 min ago
HAMILTON TWP., N.J. (WPVI) -- Police tell Action News a man was killed after a vehicle crashed into the front of his parents' home in Hamilton Township, New Jersey.
It happened at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of Edinburg Road.
Police say the driver of a 2004 Toyota Sequoia SUV lost control, crashed into the porch and ended up in the side dining room area of the home.
Police tell Action News a homeowner was killed after a vehicle crashed into the front porch of a house in Hamilton Township, New Jersey.
Video from Chopper 6 HD in the air and the Action Cam on the ground showed extensive damage to the left from corner of the home, including a row of windows which had collapsed inward.
Police say the victim, a 53-year-old man, was taking out the trash when the car left the road and hit him before crashing into the home.
He was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.
Action News is told the man lived at the home with his parents.
Police say the driver of the SUV, identified as a 40-year-old man from Lambertville, N.J., was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and treated for minor injuries.
There was no immediate word what caused the driver to lose control.
The crash is being investigated by Hamilton Township Police.
Witnesses are being asked to contact the Hamilton Police Traffic Unit at (609)581-4024. Information may also be left anonymously on the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at 609-581-4008