SUV Winds Up in Pool Following Gloucester Township Crash

By: Michael Mandarino, Follow South Jersey Managing Editor

Photo: Gloucester Township Police

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A driver suffered minor injuries after a car accident in Gloucester Township in which their SUV ended up in an in-ground swimming pool.

The vehicle was going North on Roosevelt Ave. at approximately 12:40 p.m. Monday when it hit a parked car, cut through two backyards, and wound up in a swimming pool. Local authorities said the driver managed to escape the vehicle on their own with only minor injuries before they arrived on the scene.

Camden County’s Office of Emergency Management, Gloucester Township’s Office of Emergency Management, and Chews Landing/Blackwood Station Engine 88 & EMS all responded to the incident.

The crash is still under investigation by local authorities. Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact the Gloucester Township Police Department or its anonymous tipline. You can contact the police department by calling (856) 228-4500 or reach the anonymous tipline by calling (856) 842-5560.

Additionally, you can provide anonymous tips via text message and the internet. You can text “TIPGLOTWPPD” along with your tip to 888777, or you can submit any information you have about the incident here.


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