A 21-year-old resident of Kendall Park died in a crash on Route 1 at the Harrison Street intersection in West Windsor just after 9 a.m. on Saturday morning.
The name of the crash victim is not beign released until after family members are notified of the death.
Police and emergency services personnel were dispatched to Route 1 at 9:07 a.m. after police received a report about a serious motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 1 and Harrison Street.
A police investigation determined that the Kendall Park resident was driving a 2017 Toyota Corolla northbound on Route 1and was approaching the Harrison Street intersection. A 22-year-old Princeton resident was driving a 2005 International Dump Truck, traveling westbound at the Harrison Street jughandle and attempting to continue straight on Harrison Street. Police said the traffic signal was red for Route 1 traffic and green for the Harrison Street jughandle traffic at the time of the crash. The driver of the Toyota struck the dump truck in the Route 1 northbound lanes, causing the dump truck to overturn. The Toyota and the dump truck landed in the intersection of Route 1 north, with the dump truck resting on the passenger side.
When police arrived at the scene, they found the driver of the Toyota entrapped in the wreckage. The driver was already dead. The driver of the dump truck did not report any injuries. There were no other passengers in the vehicles.
Route 1 was closed for just under four hours.
The investigation regarding the crash is ongoing. If you have information about the crash, please contact West Windsor Police Department Traffic Officer McQuade at McQuade@westwindsorpolice.com or Traffic Sgt. Bal at Bal@westwindsorpolice.com or at (609) 799-1222.