Two people had to be taken to the hospital and Route 1 southbound was shut down for five hours on Wednesday night after a Toyota 4 Runner sideswiped two cars, crossed a lane and struck another vehicle.
Just before 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 25, West Windsor Township Police responded to reports of a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Route 1 and Carnegie Center Boulevard. One vehicle was overturned vehicle with the driver was trapped.
A 1994 Toyota 4 Runner was traveling north on Route 1, and hit a 2012 Ford Escape and a 2010 Honda CR-V near Carnegie Center Boulevard, police said. The 4 Runner then crossed from the northbound lanes of Route 1 through the divider to the southbound lanes of Route 1 and collided with a 2005 Honda Accord that was traveling in a southbound lane.
The drivers of the 4 Runner and the Accord were taken to Capital Health at Fuld for treatment of their injuries. The drivers of the Escape and the CR-V were uninjured. The identities of the drivers are being withheld pending further investigation.
The incident is being investigated by West Windsor Police Officer Kyle Brown and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Serious Collision Response Team. If there are any witnesses to this incident, contact West Windsor Traffic Sgt. Danny Mohr or Officer Kyle Brown at (609) 799-1222.