Rowan University police officer struck by vehicle in Gloucester County identified

Sunday, April 16, 2017 07:55PM
April 16: Officials have identified the Rowan University police officer struck and injured Saturday night in Glassboro.


GLASSBORO, N.J. - Officials have identified the Rowan University police officer struck and injured Saturday night in Glassboro.

Officer Russell Carmolingo, a 5-year veteran of the Rowan police force, was struck by a passing car while he was making a routine traffic stop on Route 322.

It happened before 10 p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of Mullica Hill Road.
Police officer struck by vehicle in Gloucester County


A Rowan spokesperson said Carmolingo was treated at Cooper University Hospital for facial cuts and a broken facial bone.

He is expected to make a full recovery.

The driver who struck the officer did stop at the scene and has been cooperating with the investigation.

So far no charges have been filed.

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