June 27, 2023
WEST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)—West Windsor Police reported that last night at 10:40 p.m. on June 26, 2023, the West Windsor Township Communications Center dispatched Patrol Units to Old Trenton Road near Cubberley Road for a Serious Motor Vehicle Collision. Further dispatch included possible entrapment in the one vehicle crash.
Upon arrival of police, they found that, a 2013 Nissan Pathfinder, had overturned with seven total occupants/victims. Of the seven occupants, three were ejected from the Nissan during the collision. One victim was found to have no signs of life and was pronounced dead at the scene.
West Windsor Township Division of Fire & Emergency Services, Lawrence Township EMS, Robbinsville EMS, RWJ Ambulance, East Windsor EMS, and Capital Health Medics attended to the victims. All six of the remaining victims sustained a variety of injuries and were transported to the Capital Health Regional Medical Center. Two of the victims are listed as being in Critical Condition with life threatening injuries while the remaining four victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
A preliminary investigation revealed the following; the Nissan Pathfinder had been traveling westbound on Old Trenton Road just west of Cubberley Road on a straight section of roadway. It was raining and the roadway was wet. The Pathfinder lost control, exited the roadway to the right, and overturned multiple times in the 1400 Block of Old Trenton Road where it ultimately came to its final resting place. Three of the Pathfinder’s seven passengers were ejected (including the decedent). The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office (SCRT) and the Middlesex County Medical Examiner’s Office responded to the scene.
The investigation is currently ongoing under the direction of Traffic Sgt. K. Loretucci #76.. No identities are being released at this time. The roadway was closed for approximately four hours. If anyone has any pertinent information to share about this crash, please contact Traffic Officer F. Sabatino #83 at (609) 799-1222, our Anonymous Tipline at (609) 799-0452, or Sabatino@westwindsorpolice.com.
Agencies involved: 1) WWPD Communications Center, Patrol Division, Traffic Unit, & Detective Bureau
2) West Windsor Division of Fire & Emergency Services
3) Capital Health Medics
4) West Windsor Volunteer Fire Station #43
5) Princeton Jct. Volunteer Fire Station #44
6) Robbinsville Township PD
7) Hamilton Township PD
8) Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Serious Collision Response Team (SCRT)
9) Lawrence Twp. EMS #129
10) Robbinsville Twp. Ambulance #40
11) RWJ Ambulance #110-1
12) East Windsor Ambulance #142-2
13) Middlesex County Medical Examiner’s Office