11 hurt after 2 vehicles collide in Atlantic City

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Sunday, August 21, 2016
Vehicle accident

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (WPVI) -- Eleven people were hurt after two vehicles collided in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Police responded at 5:53 p.m. Saturday to Route 30 and Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard.

Police say 24-year-old Robert Schanek of Trenton was traveling eastbound on Route 30 in a van with nine passengers when he collided with a vehicle traveling southbound on Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard.

The driver of the second vehicle, identified only as a 49-year-old man from Rochester, New York, and all 10 occupants of the van were taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus with nonlife-threatening injuries.

Schanek was issued six traffic summonses for having a suspended New Jersey driver's license and for failing to properly use approved child restraints for five children in his vehicle.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Accident Investigations Section at 609-347-5744. Information can be text to TIP411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD. All texts are anonymous.