September 1, 2020, updated with official information at 7:45 am
Updated September 2, 2020 with additional information.
The truck driver who passed away in the Monday night crash on Corn Road has been identified as Edward Snider age 62 of Browns Mills, NJ. South Brunswick Police Traffic Safety Bureau continues to investigate the cause of the crash.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–Last night at 9:17 pm South Brunswick Police recieved a 911 call of a tractor trailer crash on Corn Road. When officers arrived on the lightly traveled industrial road they found a tractor trailer cab entangled with a flatbed tractor. The Monmouth Junction Fire Department responded and began extrication efforts. The truck driver was heavily entrapped and required extensive efforts. A dozen firefighters used cutting tools and other extrication equipment in efforts to free the driver.
Firefighters called a heavy duty tow truck from Georges Garage to help separate the cab roof. Monmouth Junction First Aid Squad, paramedics and a emergency room doctor from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, along with a medical helicopter from Hackensack University Hospital worked on scene attempting to provide life saving measures.
The truck driver, from Burlington County, succumbed to his injuries on scene. Police are withholding his name pending notification of next of kin.
The Jamesburg Fire Department assisted in the extrication.
The crash remains under investigation by South Brunswick Traffic Safety Bureau Officer Jesse Blake. Anyone with information may call (732) 329-4000 ext. 7474.