Monday, May 2, 2022 a sub contractor working on a Ferris Wheel at the Gillian’s Wonderland Pier fell from a lift while repairing the ferris wheel.  The worker died as a result of his injuries. 

The gentleman identified as Robert W. Sanger, 62 years old of Pittsgrove was a welder who was employed by Cargo Tech International in Swedesboro, New Jersey.  Cargo Tech was working as a sub contractor on the site at the time of the accident. 

Jay Gillian, President of Gilliam’s Wonderland Pier, expressed his condolences in a letter posted to Gillian’s Wonderland Pier’s Facebook page as follows:

“We are saddened to report that an employee of a subcontractor working on a lift at Gillian’s Wonderland Pier suffered a fatal injury Monday morning.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.  We are cooperating with all appropriate authorities to thoroughly investigate the cause of this tragic accident.  As we get more information, we will provide it.”

The accident is being investigated by OSHA