Two Motorcycle Police Officers Injured In East Brunswick Crash When Motorist Pulls Out In Path Of Motorcycles

May 18, 2023

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–East Brunswick Police Department reported that yesterday, May 17, 2023, at approximately 4:27 p.m. East Brunswick Police Officers responded to Milltown Road at the exit of the Wawa parking lot (426 Ryders Lane) for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a Honda HR-V and two East Brunswick Police Department Motorcycle Units.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the two East Brunswick Motorcycle Units were traveling east on Milltown Road. The Honda HR-V made a left turn from the exit of the Wawa parking lot onto Milltown Road in front of the path of the two motorcycles. The three vehicles collided in the eastbound lane of Milltown Road.

Sergeant John Bird and Sergeant James Angermeier sustained injuries as a result of the crash. Both officers were transported to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital for medical attention. Sergeant Bird was treated and released, while Sergeant Angermeier remains hospitalized, undergoing further treatment for his injuries.

An accident investigation is being conducted by Lieutenant Wade Gordon of the East Brunswick Police Department’s Special Operations Section, with assistance from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.

The investigation is ongoing, and no further information is being released at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident may contact the East Brunswick Police Department Special Operations Section at 732-390-6969.