Hamilton Township Police Department says a man was seriously injured Thursday morning when he was hit by a car while crossing Highway 40.
Police say the crash happened just after 7 a.m. on Cantillion Boulevard.
Initial investigation revealed that a 2009 Chevy Cobalt driven by Andrew Vitale (32) of Port Norris was traveling west on Highway 40 when his vehicle struck Michael Peterson (49) of Hammonton. Mr. Peterson was walking north on Cantillion Boulevard attempting to cross Route 40, against the traffic light.
Peterson was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-City Division for treatment of serious injuries. Vitale was not injured.
The Township of Hamilton Rescue Team, Atlantic County Corrections Officers, AtlantiCare paramedics and the Atlantic County District Attorney’s Office assisted at the scene.
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