3 Airlifted In Airborne Crash At Popular Old School NJ Ice Cream Shop

Three people were airlifted with life-threatening injuries in a wild crash at an old-school New Jersey ice cream shop this weekend, police said.

A JeffSTAT medevac.

A JeffSTAT medevac.

Photo Credit: JeffSTAT Critical Care Transport

A 65-year-old Mays Landing resident was behind the wheel of a Honda Pilot heading south in the right lane of Route 73, just before noon on Saturday, June 8, winslow police said. 

The car was approaching the West Fleming Pike intersection when the driver veered into the shoulder then off the roadway. The Honda went onto Mr. Bill's Richman's Ice Cream & Burger restaurant and collided with landscaping materials.

The impact sent the vehicle airborne before it struck a traffic light standard. Three of the four occupants were airlifted to Cooper University Hospital in Camden in critical condition.

All of the occupants were Mays Landing residents, two 65 years old, one 66, and a fourth 73. Police did not say who was airlifted.

Multiple agencies including Assisting agencies: Winslow Twp. Fire Dept., Winslow Twp. EMS, Waterford Twp. EMS, Virtua Paramedics, AtlaniCare Paramedics, New Jersey State Police (medivac), Jeff Stat (medivac), and Cooper University Hospital (medivac) responded.

Editor's note: A previous and incorrect version of this story said the crash happened in West Windsor. The story has been updated to reflect that the crash happened in Winslow Townhip.

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