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West Windsor Police Department, NJ
Wednesday January 25th, 2023 :: 08:45 a.m. EST


**WWPD PRESS RELEASE: Serious Motor Vehicle Collison on 1/24/2023 on Penn-Lyle Rd./Canoe Brook Dr.---Det. Lt. Lee


20 Municipal Drive * P.O. Box 38

West Windsor, New Jersey 08550


ROBERT GAROFALO PhD(c), Chief of Police


(609) 799-1222

Records Fax (609) 799-6338 * Fax (609) 897-9010

DB Fax (609) 799-6515 * Dispatch Fax (609) 799-3516




INCIDENT: 2023-2997 Serious Motor Vehicle Collision

DATE & TIME OCCURRED:   January 24, 2023 at 5:43 pm

LOCATION OCCURRED:  Penn-Lyle Road at Canoe Brook Drive

WHO:  1)  Driver #1 55 Year Old
                 Resident of West Windsor NJ 08550

            2)  Pedestrian 63 Year Old 
                 Resident of West Windsor, NJ 08550 
Traffic Officer F. Sabatino #83--Lead Investigator
OTHERS INVOLVED:  1)  WWPD Communications Center,
                                           Patrol Division, Traffic Unit,
                                           Administration & Detective Bureau
                                     2)  WW Div. of Fire & Emergency Services
                                     3)  Princeton Jct. Volunteer Fire Co. Station 44                                       4)  MICU
                                     5)  Mercer County Prosecutors Officer Serious 
                                          Collision Response Team

DETAILS:  On January 24, 2023 at 5:43 pm, the Communications Center detailed Patrol & Traffic Units and  WWDFES to the intersection of Penn-Lyle Road at Canoe Brook Drive on a report of a Serious Motor Vehicle Collision involving  a Pedestrian.  Upon their arrival, WWDFES attended to the Pedestrian who sustained a serious head injury.  The following was initially determined:  Vehicle #1 was traveling southbound on Penn-Lyle Road and approaching the Canoe Brook Drive intersection.  The Pedestrian was walking east to west in the southern crosswalk of the intersection.  Vehicle #1 struck the Pedestrian.  

     WWDFES transported the Pedestrian to Capital Health Regional Medical Center  Fuld where they were listed in Critical but Stable Condition.  The intersection was closed for just under (2) hours for the investigation, which is continuing.  If anyone has any pertinent information into this collision, please contact Traffic Officer Sabatino at [email protected], (609)  799-1222, or the Anonymous Tipline at (609) 799-0452.  


DATE OF RELEASE: 1/25/2023

West Windsor Police Department, NJ
271 Clarksville Rd
West Windsor Township, NJ 08550

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-799-1222

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