Day: January 2, 2021

UPDATE: 21 Year Old Kendall Park Resident Killed In Route 1 Crash

January 2, 2021

WEST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)–On Saturday January 2, 2021 at 9:07 am, Patrol & Traffic Units and the WW Division of Fire & Emergency Services were detailed to U.S. Route 1 North at Harrison Street for a Serious Motor Vehicle Collision.  Upon the arrival of responding Units, the individual inside of Vehicle #1, a 2017 Toyota Corolla, was found entrapped in the wreckage and exhibiting no signs of life.   U.S. Route 1 in both South and North directions needed to be fully closed.  

The initial investigation revealed the following: Vehicle #1, a 2017 Toyota Corolla was traveling Northbound on U.S. Route 1 North. Vehicle #2, a 2005 International Dump Truck, was traveling Westbound at the Harrison Street Jug handle and was attempting to continue straight on Harrison Street. The Toyota Corolla was traveling Northbound on U.S. Route 1 North and was approaching the Harrison Street intersection. The intersection is governed by a traffic signal. The traffic signal had been red for U.S. Route 1 traffic and green for the Harrison Street Jug handle traffic. The Toyota struck the International Dump Truck in the U.S. Route 1 Northbound lanes. The collision caused dump truck to overturn. Both Vehicles came to their final resting places in the intersection with dump truck remaining on its passenger’s side.

The 21 year old driver of the Toyota from Kendall Park, NJ was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Driver dump truck a 22 year old resident of Princeton was uninjured from the collision. There were no additional persons in either vehicle. U.S. Route 1 was closed in both directions for approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes. The WWPD Traffic Bureau & Detective Bureau in conjunction with the SCRT are continuing the investigation. If you have any pertinent information, please contact Traffic Officer McQuade at or Traffic Sgt. Bal at or at (609) 799-1222.

**Identities withheld at this time**

Kendall Park, NJ is a section of South Brunswick Township, Middlesex County, NJ


Update: Route 1 In West Windsor Reopened After Serious Accident Investigation

January 2, 2021

UPDATE HERE: UPDATE: 21 Year Old Kendal Park Resident Killed In Route 1 Crash

UPDATE: THE ROADWAY HAS BEEN REOPENED. Check back for updated information when it becomes available from the police department.

WEST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)–Just after 9:00 am Route 1 is closed in both directions at Harrison Street do to a serious accident expect the roadway to be closed for hours. This is a developing story check back for more information.