Police in Middle Township continue to investigate a crash early Sunday morning where two people were hit by a car.


Police say just after 1AM Sunday morning, they received several calls reporting two people were hit by a car on Route 47 in Green Creek. When officers arrived, they found one person, 25-year-old Ryan Burton of Whitesboro, was hit and thrown to the side of the road while a second person, 22-year-old Samuel Caraballo of Woodbine, was hit by the car, throw into the air, and landed in the back seat of the vehicle.

The car involved in the accident, fled the scene, but a witness followed it on Route 47 onto Fulling Mill Road where it finally stopped by Cape May County Airport. The driver, 25-year-old Kristen Schwakoff of North Wildwood, was charged with leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injury.

The crash remains under investigation.

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