Van Vasiliades was charged with Possession of Heroin and Driving While Intoxicated
Police from Township of Hamilton reports that on November 8, 2019, at 12:55 pm, officers from the Township of Hamilton Police Department responded to a four-car motor vehicle crash, with entrapment, at the intersection of the Black Horse Pike (Rt. 322) and Cologne Avenue.
Investigation revealed a 2020 Lexus driven by Van Vasiliades (67) of Millsboro, Delaware, who was traveling eastbound on Rt. 322, approaching the intersection with CologneAve. A Toyota Tacoma driven by Thomas Ciccarone (64) of Galloway, a Volkswagen Beetle is driven by John Young (73) of Chester Springs, PA, and a Dodge Ram driven by Floran Mason (73) of Landisville, were all stopped on Rt. 322 at a red light. Vasiliades failed to stop and his vehicle collided with all three stopped vehicles.
Vasiliades was extracted by police with the help of several good Samaritans and off-duty officers who stopped to assist.
The impact overturned his Lexus, trapping him inside. Vasiliades was extracted by police with the help of several good Samaritans and off-duty officers who stopped to assist. A total of four people were transported to AtlantiCare (Mainland) for the treatment of injuries sustained in the crash.
Van Vasiliades was charged with Possession of Heroin and Driving While Intoxicated. Assisting at the scene were the Laureldale, Cologne, and Mays Landing Volunteer Fire Departments, along with the Township of Hamilton Rescue Squad and Atlanticare Paramedics. The crash remains under investigation by Ofc. Miller. Traffic was diverted in the area for approximately 1 hour.