Hanover NJ police investigated a possible traffic violation after a serious accident. According to Hanover NJ police, the 42-year-old suspect was driving south on Whippany Road when he lost control of his vehicle and slammed into the back of the mail truck. The truck was reportedly parked in the far right lane of the road – the same lane occupied by the suspect’s car.
When the crash occurred, the 34-year-old postal worker was standing in the cargo area of the truck. According to police, she was attempting to shift mail around at the time of the accident.
The collision caused the victim to be thrown toward the front of the truck.
When police officers arrived at the scene of the accident, they found the victim lying beneath a pile of mail. She was reportedly unconscious.
After the victim regained consciousness, she was taken to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. Her injuries were not considered life threatening.
The suspect in the case told police that he was “blinded by sun glare and didn’t see the truck until the last second.”
Police interviewed witnesses at the scene and then issued the suspect a summons for careless driving.
For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article entitled “Man Who Crashed into Postal Truck in Hanover Given Careless-Driving Summons.”