Lawrence, New Jersey – Last Friday, the driver of a dumper truck was filed charges for hitting a car after running a red light that pushed the two vehicles so I fell into a lake in the park and resulted to the death of the cab operator.Movie Passengers (2016)
The driver was identified as 38-years-old Daniel Everett, residing in Westhampton. He is facing charges of homicide by car and others from Thursday collision that killed James McLean, age 59 resident of Trenton.
According to witnesses, Everett was driving unsteadily and at top speed when he crashed McLean’s car at the corner of Lawrence and propelled it more than 200 feet inside a park and then into a lake. McLean’s car was running from a red light.
Emergency crews worked more than two hours to get the dump truck from the water to retrieve Everett’s body, which was inside badly damaged car.
Authorities stated that until Friday Everett remained in the hospital sustaining injuries from the crash. His bail was set at $250,000. It was not immediately known if he hired an attorney.
The accident is still under investigation.
Scorer Trucking, of Pemberton, the company that owns the dump truck, did not answer the call of the press and declined to comment.
Charged today was the driver of a tipper truck who caused the death of a man from Trenton. He was responsible for pushing the man’s car into the Colonial Lake that was submerged in the water for more than two hours last Thursday, according to authorities.
Everett was charged with second-degree for homicide by car after the collision that led to the death of James McLean, based on record at the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office.Watch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015)
Other charges filed against Everett included moving violations as he was driving going north on Brunswick Pike at about 3:08 o’clock in the afternoon of Thursday when his dump truck rear-ended the Nissan Altima of McLean which was stopped at a red light at the corner of Lake Drive.
Prosecutor’s office said that car was pushed into the Lake with the dump truck on top of it underwater.
The two vehicles were submerged on the lake and that it took special service teams and emergency personnel from Lawrence, Princeton and Trenton more than two hours to extricate both vehicles from the lake that was between 4 and 5 feet deep. McLean died at the scene. Fortunately, there were no passengers inside either vehicle.
Everett was transported to the Trenton’s Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he stayed under guard. A $250,000 cash or bond, bail is required for his temporary release.
Everett will appear in the Municipal Court of Lawrence Twp. on Tuesday, the release stated.
Three agencies responsible for the investigation are the Lawrence Twp. Police Department and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Serious Collision Response Team.
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