A Hamilton Township Police Officer was taken to the hospital following an accident on Route 40 Friday Afternoon.

Police reports say  Officer Clayton was traveling eastbound on Rt. 40 when his police car was stuck by a pickup truck driven by David Massler, 37, of Mays Landing.

Officer Clayton sustained injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment. His condition and the extent of his injuries are unknown. Massler was not injured, and received a ticket for careless driving.

The accident remains under investigation.

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