Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Accident on Route 52 shuts down causeway

Accident on Route 52 shuts down causeway
Published: Sunday, April 22, 2007
From Press staff reports

The Route 52 Causeway between Somers Point and Ocean City was closed for about 30 minutes Saturday afternoon after a trailer detached from a pickup truck and collided with a car, Ocean City police said.

The driver of the car, Lynn Matthews, of Egg Harbor Township, and three occupants were transported to Shore Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries, police said. Matthews suffered injuries to her face and left wrist. The driver of the truck, Walter Kasparites, of Egg Harbor City, was not injured, authorities said.

The truck, which had a landscaping trailer attached, was traveling west on Route 52 when the trailer detached, crossing the eastbound lane and colliding with the car on the driver's side, shattering the window, police said. The trailer and the car were towed from the scene, police said.

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