3rd S.J. Child Dies After Atlantic City Crash

5:39 AM, Aug. 22, 2011 | ATLANTIC CITY — A third child has died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash Saturday in Atlantic City. Four adults also were hurt in the incident, which occurred about 3:15 p.m. Saturday on eastbound Route 40. Authorities were still working Sunday to determine what caused the crash involving a Hummer H2 and a Ford Taurus wagon. A 13-year-old Pomona boy and a 7-year-old Williamstown girl — both passengers in the wagon — were pronounced dead at the scene. Another passenger, the boy’s 11-year-old brother, died Sunday afternoon at Cooper University Hospital in Camden. Two other passengers — the boys’ 9-year-old brother and the girl’s 5-year-old sister — remained hospitalized Sunday night. Both drivers and two other adults in the wagon were treated for undisclosed injuries, none of which were considered life-threatening. Sgt. Monica McMenamin, spokesperson for the Atlantic City Police Department, said the Taurus wagon was carrying eight passengers when it crashed.

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