MEDFORD >> On Aug. 14 at 6:36 a.m., Medford Police, Fire and EMS were dispatched to a report of a motor-vehicle accident on Route 70 near Medford Leas Way here.

Police arrived to find a two-vehicle, head-on collision involving a flatbed delivery truck and Dodge Challenger.

Carlos Vergne, 22, of Clementon, the operator of the Dodge Challenger, was found to be entrapped within the vehicle and was subsequently extricated by the Medford Township Fire Department. Vergne was transported to Cooper Hospital for treatment of injuries, including leg and arm fractures.

John Woods, 65, of Silver Spring, Md., the operator of the delivery truck, was evaluated for minor injuries on scene, however, refused medical treatment.

Route 70 was closed in both directions between Eayrestown Road and Route 541 for several hours during the incident. The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Medford Police Traffic Unit.

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