On Sunday, 7/24/11 at 3:48 PM, the Hamilton Twp. Police Department responded to the area of Rt. 559 @ MP 10.9 for a one vehicle crash.
Investigation Revealed: A 2003 Toyota Highlander driven by a 17 year old male from Vineland was traveling North on Rt. 559 when he fell asleep at the wheel and struck a utility pole. The driver and his passenger were both wearing seatbelts and were uninjured. The road was closed for over 8 hours while crews from Atlantic City Electric and Verizon replaced the utility pole.
Egg Harbor Township Police, Mays Landing Rescue Squad, as well as Mays Landing and Laureldale Fire Departments assisted at the scene.