August 16, 2022
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Trenton Police, Trenton Fire, TEMS and Captial Health Paramedics were dispatched to Route 129 South at Lalor Street for a pedestrian struck with entrapment due to a person pinned under a vehicle at 8:22 p.m. A few minutes after arrival of emergency personnel Trenton EMS (TEMS) and paramedics were seen racing towards the Trauma Center Captial Health Regional Medical Center. Currently the man who was struck is fighting for life in the Trauma Unit.
Trenton Police Detective Lieutenant Bethesda Stokes told MidJersey.News that a male victim 66-years-old, was walking down Lalor Street towards Lamberton Road, as he was crossing Rt 129 South pushing a baby carriage that had ice in it, he was hit by a SUV that did not stop. He was then hit by a second car and got trapped underneath the car. The victim was transported to the hospital in extreme critical condition.
Trenton Police and Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Serious Collision Team were seen on scene investigating the crash.
No further details are available a this time.
August 17, 2022 Morning Update:
There were two vehicles involved in the crash. The suspect vehicle which is unknown at this time fled the scene. The secondary vehicle’s driver remained on the scene. The victim was crossing Rt. 129 on foot when the light was green to oncoming traffic. The suspect vehicle struck the victim causing him to go air born and into the right lane. The vehicle traveling in the right lane attempted to stop but was unable to in time resulting in the second vehicle running over the victim. The victim sustained severe trauma and he is still currently listed in extremely critical condition. This investigation is ongoing.
Video from the scene with editorial: