Tuesday, September 24, 2013

UPDATED: Steven Hadley Jr., Transported to ARMC, City Division after Early Morning Accident on the Garden State Parkway

UPDATED: See Press Release by Clicking Here regarding Charges issued against Hadley by the ACPO on a separate matter.

New Jersey State Police responded to a single vehicle accident on the Garden State Parkway, northbound at mile marker 57.1 in Little Egg Harbor, Ocean County, according to Sergeant First Class Gregory Williams of the New Jersey State Police. 

An accident occurred at 8:51 a.m. when a Grey Dodge Pick-up Truck driven by Steven W. Hadley, 31 of Port Republic, left the roadway.  Hadley is currently a Detective with the Egg Harbor City Police Department.

SFC. Williams stated this evening that a witness saw the Pick-up truck driven by Hadley, leave the roadway of the right side and strike several trees and subsequently catching fire. 

Hadley was out of the vehicle, alert and conscious when New Jersey State Police arrived on scene, according to SFC. Williams. Hadley was airlifted to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center, City Division by South Star Medevac, which landed on the Parkway. 

Hadley sustained sever lacerations to his head and leg.  Hadley's vehicle which was extensively damaged by the fire, was towed by Stohrer Brothers Towing to the Bass River Police Barracks for further investigation. 

No cause of the accident was determined as the accident is still under investigation by the the New Jersey State Police Fatal Accident Unit. Hadley's condition is unknown, however sources indicate Hadley was transported to Cooper Medical Center. 

Several local Fire Departments from the Ocean County area responded, including the Forest Fire in order to extinguish the fire of the Vehicle and the surrounding forest. 


Anonymous said...

He was transported to Temple University Hospital burn unit and is in critical condition

Anonymous said...

New Gretna Fire Department responded also, which is from Burlington County.

Anonymous said...

I didn't know he was still on the force after that investgation

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