Patient being airlifted to hospital after vehicle flips in Lakewood (PHOTOS)

A driver is being airlifted to the hospital after an accident which left his vehicle overturned, officials say.

The accident occurred shortly after 1 PM at the intersection of New Hampshire Ave. and Route 70. A second vehicle was reportedly involved and fled the scene.

The Lakewood First Aid Squad extrication team is currently working on removing the patient from the vehicle.

A traffic light was taken out as well, and lying across the road.

Lakewood Traffic Safety division is investigating.

The intersection is shut for the investigation.


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  1. Something is seriously wrong with this city. Barely a day goes by that there isn’t a catastrophic accident, and we have become numb to it. Its not normal, and we should not accept it.

    • Don’t blame the City—-It’s the speed and people not driving defensively—They don’t get the “BIG PICTURE” or keep the SHIELD OF DEFENSE;;;;What ever happened to the “3 Second Rule”??????????????

  2. We can blame the speed limit. We can blame the intersection. We can blame the weather. We can blame other drivers.
    But Its time to take responsibility for our actions and know that we are accountable for what we do
    We only get to live once, and I think people forget that
    When I see pics of all the horrible accidents around Lakewood or when I see them as I drive (which is too often) I thank God for protecting me and watching over me.

    • Totally agree. It seems that every day in Lakewood another car is flipped over. Don’t hear about this anywhere else. What’s going on in this town? That being said, I pray everyone is OK.

  3. Speed is the cause some of the motorists drive at speeds of 65-70 on the road and if your doing the speed limit they drive right up to your bumper it pisses me off

  4. The problem here is the drivers that don’t care. PEOPLE driving carelessly and with the mother trucking PHONE IN THEIR HANDS!!!! Stop putting other people in danger????Put the freaking phones down and pay attention!! RESPECT THE SPEED AND RESPECT LIFE PERIOD!!! I can’t even count how many times I have seen people with their phones in their hands completely looking down laughing????and having a great time????while I’m in my car with my kids????????????‍♀️

  5. people almost every day make left turns at New Hampshire and route 70and speed right through the light even though it is red. They also do not know what a yield sign means they will cut you off without thinking twice about it. Maybe we need the police to start giving out tickets for these very careless drivers at this intersection it is a very bad intersection.

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