April 23, 2021
ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (MERCER)-The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public’s assistance with a fatal motor vehicle crash investigation that occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike on April 22.
Based on the preliminary investigation, detectives determined that at approximately 9:22 p.m., a tractor trailer loaded with watermelons was traveling northbound in the inner roadway. In the area of milepost 60.3 in Robbinsville Township, the driver ran off the right side of the roadway, traveled through the guardrail, and struck a concrete bridge support. As a result, the male driver and male passenger sustained fatal injuries.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Detective Matthew Schaible at 609-860-9000 ext. 4424. Anonymous tips are welcome.