Video of crash at Parkway toll plaza in Somers Point, One Person Dead
TheArgus | May 18, 2007 at 01:55 pmby
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One person dead in crash at Parkway toll plaza in Somers Point
By THOMAS BARLAS Staff Writer, (609) 272-7201
Published: Thursday, May 10, 2007
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An unidentified driver was killed Thursday morning after crashing into the Parkway tollbooth heading south in Somers Point. Staff photo by Dan Drake
UPDATED: 1:45 p.m. May 10 -
A car hit a Garden State Parkway toll booth at the Great Egg toll Plaza in Somers Point on Thursday morning, killing the motorist in the vehicle.
Officials with the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, which operates the parkway, said authorities are investigating whether the accident was related to the motorist's medical condition.
The car burst into flames after hitting and destroying the unmanned toll booth at around 8:25 a.m. The accident shut down four toll lanes at the plaza, authority officials said, and the agency waived tolls at the scene for about an hour to keep traffic moving through two open lanes.
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