Person Extricated From Vehicle After Crashing With Gasoline Fuel Tanker On Route 130; Hazardous Material Teams On Scene

August 2, 2023

EAST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)–East Windsor Fire Company reported that East Windsor Station 42 was dispatched at 3:55 a.m. to Route 130 near Princeton-Hightstown Rd. (Across from Burger King and in front of an old Chevrolet Dealership) for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. A car and tanker truck were involved in an crash. The driver of the car was extricated from the vehicle and transported to a local hospital for treatment. East Windsor Fire Company Deputy 42, Assistant 42 & Rescue 42 were assisted at the scene by Hightstown Fire Company Chief 41, and Rescue 41, West Windsor Hazardous Materials Unit-HazMat 45, EMS 45 and Capital Health Paramedics 794.

East Windsor Fire Company provided an update at 9:40 a.m. Route 130is closed this morning between Rt. 571 & Dutch Neck Road for a few hours. Deputy 42, HazMat 45 and Engine 45 remain on scene while fuel is transferred from one tanker to another. reported

NJ DOT – TOC South: Crash and Fluid Spill on US 130 northbound at South of CR 571/Princeton-Hightstown Rd (East Windsor Twp) 1 Right lane of 2 lanes closed use caution

NJSP Incident Management Unit with NJDOT is handling the traffic. We anticipate North and South 130 to be shut down when transferring the fuel.

Photos above by: Steven Kadir