Alcohol suspected in Galloway crash that injures two

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GALLOWAY – A two-car crash early Sunday morning sent two people to the hospital and shut down part of Route 30 for more than five hours, police said.

At 3:59 a.m. on June 29, police responded to the White Horse Pike at Mannheim Avenue. According to police, two vehicles were traveling east on Route 30 when they each struck separate utility poles.

The driver of a 1998 Toyota RAV-4, a 24-year-old Galloway male, was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, for serious injuries. His identification was not released prior to press time.

Jordan Jerrold, 26, of Yardley, Pa., was the driver of the second vehicle, a 2010 Honda Insight. He refused medical treatment at the scene, but was later transported to AtlantiCare Regional  Medical Center, Mainland Campus, for treatment of minor injuries.

Jerrold was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, failure to maintain a single lane and operating an unregistered vehicle.

The accident is still under investigation. Further charges may be forthcoming pending the outcome of the investigation, police said.

Galloway Police were assisted by Absecon Police, Stockton College Police, and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. Galloway EMS, AtlantiCare EMS, the Pomona Volunteer Fire Company, Germania Volunteer Fire Company, and Atlantic City Electric also responded.

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