Vineland, NJ Auto Wreck, Jun 1922

One Dead, Two Seriously Hurt at Vineland

Special to The Inquirer.

VINELAND, N. J., June 18.—One man was killed and two others, seriously injured when an automobile turned over on Landis avenue on the outskirts of the city this afternoon. It is said that the steering gear broke when the machine hit the sandy road. The three occupants were pinned beneath the car.

The victims all were residents of Rosenhayn, near Vineland, Benjamin Silvers, 23 years of age, was the man killed. The seriously injured were John Ritter, 30 years of age, and Wolf Cohen, 40 years of age. Ritter and Cohen are at a local hospital.

Nothing definite as to the cause of the accident has been announced. According to a few persons, the men were going at a high rate of speed in the direction of Muddy Run. The car had just left the cement road and crashed into the loose sand when the steering gear, gave way, one witness told the officials.

Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 19 Jun 1922