Officer in fair condition following crash

September 22, 2009 6:26:58 AM PDT
Florence Township Police Officer Jason Shafer is listed in fair condition Tuesday after his cruiser collided with a dump truck.

Officer Shafer is recovering from several broken bones at Capital Health Systems Fuld in Trenton.

The accident happened around 12:00 p.m. Monday along Route 130 Southbound near Cedar Lane and the on-ramp to the New Jersey Turnpike.

Shafer was airlifted to the hospital from the scene. The driver of the dump truck was not injured.

Route 130 Southbound was closed for several hours in the wake of the accident.

The exact cause of the crash is still being investigated.


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