Update from this morning’s story here: Update: Clarksville Road, West Windsor, Now Reopened
January 3, 2021
WEST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)–West Windsor Police, West Windsor and Princeton Junction Fire Departments, Emergency Services were all dispatched to Clarksville Road approximately 8/10 of a mile North of Quakerbridge Road (at former BASF property near the pigpens) for a serious accident involving an overturned car at 3:54 am.
The driver was found to be entrapped and unconscious upon West Windsor Patrol Units’ arrival. The Princeton Junction Fire Company worked to extricate the driver from his 2009 Honda Accord which was at its final rest on its passenger’s side. After being extracted from the Honda with serious injuries, West Windsor Emergency Services and Capital Health Paramedics treated and transported the driver to the Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center-Fuld, in Trenton.
The initial investigation by the WWPD Traffic Unit & Detective Bureau revealed the following; the vehicle had been traveling Northbound on Clarksville Road and was approximately 8/10 of a mile North of Quakerbridge Road (near the pig pens at the former BASF property). The vehicle left the roadway to the right, drove into a drainage ditch, and struck a concrete hood & (2) drain pipes. The vehicle came to its final resting place on its passenger’s side. There were no other occupants in the car.
The driver was listed in Critical Condition with Non-Life Threatening injuries. WWPD Traffic Unit & Detective Bureau are continuing the investigation. If you have any pertinent information, please contact Traffic Officer LaRocca at LaRocca@westwindsorpolice.com or Traffic Sgt. Bal at Bal@westwindsorpolice.com or at (609) 799-1222 or on our Confidential Tip Line at (609) 799-0452.
Within less than 24 hours Police, Fire and Emergency Services responded to a fatal accident on Route 1 and also to a fire on Millstone Road, see these stories below: