Woman killed in I-295 crash with tractor trailer, police say
By Don E. Woods | For NJ.com
updated November 19, 2016 at 11:44 AM
CHERRY HILL, NJ – A woman died after her car collided with a tractor trailer on Route 295, according to New Jersey State Police.
The woman's name was released as of Saturday morning, pending the notification of her family, said Trooper Alejandro Goez. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured in the crash.
The crash occurred at 4:22 a.m. in the southbound lane of Route 295 around milepost 34 in Cherry Hill between a tractor trailer and a Nissan Maxima. The driver of the Nissan was taken to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, where she was pronounced dead.
According to 6ABC, the tractor trailer was parked on the shoulder of Route 295 when the Nissan hit it from behind.
New Jersey State Police closed down the right lane during their investigation and it was not reopened until 8 a.m.
Most likely this female driver was drunk. The majority of the drunk driving accidents occur during the a.m. hours like this one under-riding collision.
Saturday, November 19, 2016 03:54PM
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (WPVI) -- A woman is dead after her car collided with a tractor-trailer in South Jersey.
The accident happened around 4:30 a.m. Saturday in the southbound lanes of Route 295 in Cherry Hill.
Police say her car slammed into the back of the parked big rig. The truck was sitting in the shoulder of the freeway.
It took rescue crews nearly a half hour to free the woman from the wreckage.
She was rushed to Cooper University Hospital, where she later died from her injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.