September 5, 2022
CRANBURY, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–A serious crash occurred this evening on the New Jersey Turnpike North Bound Outer Lanes in Cranbury, New Jersey near an emergency turnaround for the Molly Pitcher Service Area. A medical helicopter was called to the scene but was canceled due to proximity since the local trauma center is a short drive to New Brunswick. There were reports of other injuries and trauma alerts were called. All victims were transported to RWJ University in New Brunswick. Cranbury Fire Company, Hightstown Fire Department, Cranbury First Aid, Robbinsville EMS, Capital Health Paramedics with MSU, and Capital Allentown EMS responded to the crash. Google Maps reported a 4-mile delay going north bound in the outer roadway from Exit 8 to the area of the Molly Pitcher Service Area.
Sgt. Alejandro Goez of the New Jersey State Police, Public Information Unit told MidJersey.News that the accident was reported at 5:38 p.m., north bound at mile post 71.5 in the outer roadway in Cranbury Township. Two vehicles were involved and there is one serious injury reported at this time. The victim was taken to RWJ, University Hospital in New Brunswick.
The right lane is currently closed for the accident investigation.