One-Car Accident on Route 55 Responsible for 3 Injuries

On January 1, 2009, three South Jersey residents – Richard Andrus, Jr., Mark Hitchner, and Joann Hitchner – were injured in a one-car NJ car accident which occurred on Route 55, south of Exit 26, near Millville, New Jersey. The vehicle involved in the Cumberland County NJ car accident was a Ford Windstar minivan.

Leesburg resident and driver of the vehicle, Richard Andrus, Jr., was heading North on Route 55 when his vehicle went off the roadway and landed in a grass median. Andrus tried to drive the minivan back onto the roadway, but the vehicle overturned and landed back on the grass median.

Police arrived on the scene to find Richard Andrus, Jr. and his front seat passenger, Mark Hitchner of Millville, laying injured on Route 55 after being ejected from the van. A backseat passenger, Joann Hitchner, also of Millville, was found to be conscious and still inside the van.

All three involved in the car accident suffered head injuries, but Richard Andrus, Jr. and Mark Hitchner also experienced leg and arm injuries. All were transported via helicopter to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City for treatment.

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