Collingswood, NJ Ambulance Collision, June 1932
6 LOSE LIVES IN COLLISION.
AMBULANCE CRASHES INTO AUTO ON STREET IN COLLINGSWOOD, N. J.
ANOTHER BADLY HURT.
By The Associated Press.
Collingswood, N. J., June 7. -- An ambulance speeding to a hospital with an injured child crashed into an automobile today, killing six persons and seriously injuring another.
The child had fallen from its crib, suffering a cut on the head.
In the ambulance were RICHARD J. BLOEMKER, 36, a printer of Haddonfield; his three-year-old daughter, EMMA, who was being taken to the hospital; JOHN KNORR, 30, a policeman of Haddonfield, who was driving, and FRANK TUCKER, 26, another Haddonfield policeman. All save TUCKER were killed.
In the automobile were WILLIAM A. RODECKER, 19, of Perth Amboy, N. J., the driver; his mother, MRS. J. A. RODECKER, 45, and his aunt, MRS. EDWARD SMITH of Keyport, N. J. All three were killed.
ARTHUR DEAVER, 14, who witnessed the accident from his bedroom window, said he saw the two vehicles rushing toward a street intersection here at a high speed and saw the ambulance crash into the side of the automobile.
Titusville Herald Pennsylvania 1932-06-08