Trenton, NJ Two Car Collision, Feb 1950


Trenton, N.J., Feb. 2 (UP) - Seven persons, two of them students at Villanova College in Philadelphia, were killed last night in a two-car collision three miles north of here.
Five of the victims were killed in the crash and two others died today of injuries. Two other persons were injured.
Police said there were no witnesses to the accident which apparently occurred when one of the automobiles made a U-turn and collided with the other at Baker's Basis Bridge on U. S. Route 1.
Three of the four passengers in the car carrying the college students were killed and four of five Trenton Negroes in the other car also were killed.
The dead are JOHN BRANDMEIER, 18, Douglaston, N.Y., a student at Villanova; his brother, RICHARD, a student at Loyola Preparatory School; DONALD LIDDY, 18, Brooklyn, also a student at Villanova; THOMAS MONTIQUE, 34; JESSE McDONALD, 44; ZACK GUN, 29; and MATHEWS STUGES, JR., 43, all of Trenton.
FRANCIS SILLET, 18, Westbury, N.Y. and WESLEY HAYES, 39, of Trenton, were injured.

Shamokin News-Dispatch Pennsylvania 1950-02-02