69 Year Old Hamilton Man On Electric Bike Injured In Mercer County Park Crash

November 8, 2020 updated at 6:20 pm with official information from West Windsor Police Department

WEST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)–Around 11:20 am, West Windsor Police received a 9-1-1 call for an unconscious man down on his bike behind the Mercer County Tennis Center approximately 650 feet away down the bike path. West Windsor Police, West Windsor Fire & Emergency Services, Robbinsville FD EMS, Paramedics from Capital Health and Mercer County Park Rangers were all detailed to the scene of the bike crash.

Upon investigation, a Hamilton Square resident was riding an Electric Bike (Rad Power Bike/Rad Mini) in Mercer County Park. He was traveling on the Pedestrian Path between the East picnic area and the tennis center.

While going in the direction of the Tennis Center, the Electric Bike rider attempted to go around a runner who was on the path in front of him.  During the evasive maneuver, the rider lost control of the Electric Bike and struck his head on the ground resulting in a serious head injury.  It should be noted that the runner remained at the scene and attended to the severely injured rider.  It should also be noted that the rider was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.  No other persons were injured during the incident.  

The victim was transported to the Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) at Hamilton Medical Center by Robbinsville EMS.  The incident is still under investigation by Traffic Officer McQuade is the Investigating Officer for WWPD.  If you have any pertinent information into the crash please contact Traffic Officer McQuade at (609) 799-1222 or McQuade@westwindsorpolice.com.