MULTIPLE PEOPLE SENT TO HOSPITAL FROM MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

A Saturday accident in Hamilton Township shut down the roadway for about two hours and caused a vehicle to be engulfed in flames. Investigation revealed a 2008 Chevy Silverado driven by Nicholas Gareffi, age 39, of Vineland, was traveling eastbound on Rt. 40 when it crossed the center line into oncoming traffic. The Chevy struck a westbound 2007 Mitsubishi box truck driven by Darrel Jacobs, age 48, of Vineland. The driver of the Volkswagen, Madelyn Williscroft, age 18 of Linwood, and two juvenile passengers, sustained mild to moderate injuries and were taken by ambulance to Atlantic City Medical Center for treatment. A third juvenile passenger in the vehicle sustained serious injuries and was flown by Southstar to ACMC City Division. The driver of the Chevy, Garreffi, was taken to ACMC for evaluation. The driver of the box truck, Jacobs, was not injured. No summons have been issued but an investigation is on-going.