Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief Raymond Hayducka of the South Brunswick Police Department announce that authorities are investigating a crash that occurred earlier today in the Township.
According to police, the crash occurred at approximately 8:38 am on Route 1 Northbound in the vicinity of Northumberland Way.
Police officials said Patrolman Michael Leung of the South Brunswick Police Department and Detective Jonathan Berman of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office determined that at approximately 8:38 am, a 2005 Kenworth T80 dump truck loaded with gravel was traveling on Route 1 when it struck a 2016 Nissan Rogue.
The driver of the Nissan Rogue, a 48-year-old female, of Hightstown was injured and transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.
According to police, truck driver, a 24-year-old male from Staten Island, in an attempt to avoid the collision, swerved, overturned, and lost its load on the roadway; the truck then caught on fire.
The truck driver did not suffer significant injuries.
No charges have been filed, but the investigation is active and is continuing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Patrolman Leung at (732) 329-4646, or Detective Berman at (732) 745- 4328.