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Hackettstown Woman Killed in Wrong-Way Crash in Bridgewater

By kcora on
Bridgewater Township

A 50-year-old woman succumed to her injuries after crashing into an oncoming vehicle on Route 22 in Bridgewater earlier this morning.

According to police, Sara I. Lee, was driving a 2012 Nissan Sentra the wrong way on Route 22 East shortly before 3 this morning in Bridgewater when she collided with a black BMW 328i.

Lee was transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where she succumbed to her injuries shortly after 4 a.m., police said.

The driver of the BMW, was identified as Karen A. Facciponti, 35, of Dunellen. 

Facciponti suffered minor injuries and was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Somerville, according to police.

Both lanes of Route 22 East were closed for several hours while authorities investigated.

The investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information on the crash or those who might have witnessed the incident should contact Albanese at 908-722-4111 ext. 4158, or the Bridgewater T.I.P.S. line at 877-660-INFO (4636).

Photo: Bridgewater PD