An animal sanctuary in Bridgeton, New Jersey is picking up the pieces after a hit and run driver caused damage to the property.

The accident happened at Uncle Neil's Home, A Farm Sanctuary, Sunday night around 10 p.m., reports.

Bridgeton, NJ Animal Sanctuary Badly Damaged Following Accident

Accident at SJ Farm Sanctuary

The farm's owner Rian Feldman and partner Scooter Belasco reportedly awoke to discover a small red vehicle had crashed onto the property, leaving metal debris and car parts scattered about the sanctuary.

The impact caused pipes to burst, flooding the farms well. Thankfully, no animals were injured.

The alleged driver of the vehicle was caught on the farm's surveillance camera fleeing the scene of the accident after jumping over a gate.

That driver reportedly returned to the sanctuary with police some time after the crash, according to He says the accident happened after he fell asleep behind the wheel of his car. New Jersey State Police are investigating but no charges have been filed yet.

Animal Sanctuary in Bridgeton, NJ Anticipating Costly Repair After Accident

Uncle Neil's Home, Bridgeton NJ
Uncle Neil's Home, A Farm Sanctuary/Facebook

Uncle Neil's owners estimate cleanup will cost them a lot of moo-lah. Thousands of dollars, actually.

If you'd like to donate to Uncle Neil's Home, you can visit this page. I'm sure they'd be grateful for any support you can offer.

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Uncle Neil's Home, A Farm Sanctuary sits on 14 acres in Bridgeton, Cumberland County, NJ and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that rescues and rehomes all kinds of animals including cats and dogs.

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