Operation Of The Motor Vehicle

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OPERATION OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE: On February 14, 2016 at 2250 hours, I responded to the intersection of Crescent Boulevard and Wilson Avenue for a report of hit and run motor vehicle crash. Prior to my arrival, I was notified by Central Communications that a witness followed the fleeing vehicle north on Route 130. The witness was able to flag down Officer Cordero #562 of the Camden County Metro Police in the parking lot of the Save-a-Lot, located at 2780 Mt. Ephraim Avenue, in Camden City. At this time, the driver was being detained for my arrival, while Sergeant Blanchard responded to the accident scene to check for injuries.
Upon my arrival, I spoke with the witness, Mr. Sergio Cumba. He related that he was traveling north on Crescent Boulevard behind the white Dodge Ram as they approached the intersection of Wilson Avenue with a red traffic signal. Mr. Cumba then related that suddenly, the driver of the Dodge did not brake for the red traffic signal. Instead, the driver squeezed between two vehicles, which were stopped in the right and left lanes of north Crescent Boulevard. Upon doing so, Mr. Cumba related that driver of the Dodge collided with both vehicle, disregarded to red traffic sign and fled north on Crescent Boulevard at a high rate of speed. Mr. Cumba related that he was able to follow the fleeing vehicle until it pulled into the Save-a-Lot parking lot and Officer Cordero was flagged down.
I then spoke to Officer Cordero who related that while detaining the…
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