Category Archives: traffic

Hamilton Ave closed after transformer fire leaves wires down

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER) Hamilton Ave closed from Chambers Street to Revere Ave after Trenton fire was dispatched for a report of a transformer that had caught fire and brought down wires Friday afternoon . St. Francis Medical Center was put on a emergency bypass to incoming emergency patients. PSEG is reported to have been on scene and if working to restore the area.

Mercer County Homicide Task Force Investigating Wednesday Night Murder in Trenton

File photo of fatal North Hermitage Ave shooting.

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating a shooting that occurred in Trenton Wednesday night that resulted in the death of a Ewing man.

At approximately 10:15 p.m. on July 1, 2020, Trenton police responded to a Shot Spotter activation in the 100 block of North Hermitage Avenue, but were unable to locate a scene.  Around the same time, a shooting victim, identified as Covvie Scott, 24, was brought to the hospital in a private vehicle and pronounced dead shortly before midnight.

Police are also investigating a motor vehicle accident at West State and Calhoun streets that occurred around the same time that is believed to be related to the shooting.

The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department continue to investigate both incidents. Anyone with information is asked to call (609) 989-6406. Information can also be emailed to

Man killed after being struck by Train in Trenton

TRENTON NJ: Trenton Emergency medical services and Capital Health Paramedics responded to the area of Bridge Street and Ferry Street after a man was struck on the Amtrak train tracks. The man was struck by the train just after 10:30 Pm Thursday night, Paramedics pronounced the man deceased on scene. The man was struck by a Amtrak Train and has not been identified as the accident is under investigation.

Bicyclist struck in Hamilton by Garbage truck

HAMILTON TWP: The Hamilton Police Division and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s office crash team is investigating how a bicyclist was struck by a waste management truck. The accident happened just before 4:30 Pm Thursday afternoon on South Olden Ave and Arena Drive,the cyclist was transported to trauma center in serious condition. The road remained closed for a extended period of time for the investigation.

Police involved in Crash on 129 & Hamilton Ave

Trenton: Two vehicles crash at the intersection of State highway 129 and Hamilton Ave one vehicle was a New Jersey state trooper unmarked car, multiple people were transported from the scene by Trenton Ems.

Crash in West Trenton takes out traffic signal.

Two vehicles also collided at the intersection of Calhoun Street and West Hanover Street, one vehicle took out a traffic signal. There were reports of injuries involved in this accident.

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