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Crews rescue driver, toddler from overturned car in Hunterdon County

DELAWARE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – Emergency crews rescued a driver and toddler from a car that overturned in Hunterdon County Friday afternoon, according to a post on the City of Lambertville Fire District’s Facebook page.

The crash happened at around 3:19 p.m. on Route 29 in the area of the Holcomb Riverview Cemetery in Delaware Township, authorities said.

Police arrived on scene and confirmed a vehicle on its side with an adult trapped and a toddler restrained in his car seat, the post said.

Emergency crews arrived and began stabilizing the vehicle while a firefighter/EMT entered the vehicle to assess their injuries, authrotreis said.

The toddler, who was unharmed, was removed from the vehicle and checked by emergency personnel, the post said.

Rescue crews removed all glass and cut the driver’s side roof posts and flapped the roof down to gain access to the driver. A fence post that nearly impaled the driver was cut and removed before extricating the driver, authorities said.

The crash was investigated by the Delaware Township Police.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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