November 16, 2020
WEST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)–At 5:04 pm, West Windsor Police and Fire & Emergency Services were detailed to the parking lot at 700 Freedom Boulevard (Freedom Village) on a report of a Serious Motor Vehicle Crash Involving a Pedestrian, who was pinned underneath a vehicle. The pedestrian was safely extracted from underneath the 2015 Chevrolet Impala by her husband, Good Samaritans, and the driver prior to First Responders arriving at the scene. The pedestrian was transported to Capital Health Systems at Fuld Trauma where she was listed in Critical but Stable Condition with serious injuries to her torso and upper extremity.
The Initial Investigation under Traffic Sgt. Bal, Traffic Officer McQuade, Investigating Traffic Officer Sabatino, and Det. W. Jones revealed the following; the pedestrian had been prancing in the parking lot of 700 Freedom Boulevard. The victim’s husband was standing on the sidewalk capturing video of her festive movements via his cellular device. The victim lied down on her back in the main area of travel for vehicular traffic and continued her dancing/writhing motions. The 2015 Chevy turned into the Freedom Boulevard parking lot. The Chevy driver’s attention was drawn to the victim’s husband who began waving directly at the driver from the sidewalk area and distracted him. The Chevy ran over the victim and stopped immediately with the victim pinned underneath.
The Crash is still under investigation. If anyone has pertinent information into this incident please contact Traffic Officer Sabatino at (609) 799-1222 or Sabatino@westwindsorpolice.com.