Egg Harbor Township Cop Hospitalized After Crash
A southern New Jersey police officer remains hospitalized after an unlicensed teenage driver allegedly ran a stop sign and collided with his cruiser.
Egg Harbor Township police say Officer William Reed and his K-9 partner, Santino, were on routine patrol when the crash occurred around 8:10 p.m. Monday.
Police say a 17-year-old township resident — whose name wasn’t disclosed — was driving a sport utility vehicle and had a 17-year-old male passenger with him. The driver only has a supervised permit, meaning a licensed adult must travel with him.
The two teens were treated at a hospital and later released, while the 35-year-old Reed remained hospitalized Tuesday. Details on his injuries were not disclosed.
The police dog was not hurt.
The teen driver was issued several summonses.
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