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Driver, Cat Rescued from Overturned Vehicle

Emergency crews spent nearly one hour at the scene of an accident

By Press Release

MARMORA – The Marmora Volunteer Fire Company, along with the Upper Township Emergency Medical Services (EMS), responded to the 400 block of Tuckahoe Road around 1:20 p.m. May 13, for a reported motor vehicle accident with a rollover.  

According to a release, upon arrival, first responders found a single vehicle on its side that had taken down a utility pole. The driver was still inside, along with a pet cat. Firefighters stabilized the vehicle and used the jaws of life to safely remove the driver and the cat. The driver was transported to a local hospital by the Upper Township EMS. AtlantiCare paramedics, along with the New Jersey State Police, were on location.  

The cause of the accident remained under investigation, as of May 13.

Beach Buddies Animal Hospital cared for the cat until the owner could retrieve her.  

All units were clear after about one hour. 

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