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Franklin Township: Ambulance and Motorcycle Crash on Franklin Boulevard

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SOMERSET, NJ - An ambulance with its emergency warning lights and sirens on crashed into a motorcycle on Franklin Boulevard Thursday evening, according to police. 

The ambulance was also carrying a patient to Robert Wood Johnson University Hosptial. 

"The investigation revealed that an ambulance from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital was traveling northbound on Franklin Boulevard when it collided with a 2006 Harley Davidson at the intersection of Highland Avenue", Lt. Philip Rizzo said in a statement. "The motorcycle was heading eastbound on Highland Avenue at the time of the crash."

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Louis Kadubic, 47, of Somerset was the driver of the motorcycle and suffered a broken arm and a nonlife threatening head injury as a result of the crash, police say. 

Additional emergency medical personnel responded to the scene to transport Kadubic and the original patient to local area hospitals, police say. 

Jason Meizenis, 43 years old, was driving the ambulance and was uninjured in the crash, police say. Details on the patient were not disclosed. 

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Cpl. Michael Deutchman at 732-873-5533 extension 3110.

At this time the investigation is still ongoing and no charges have been filed.  

Original article (August 17, 2017, at 8:12 PM)

A serious car crash involving a motorcycle may cause a partial shutdown on Franklin Boulevard due to a police investigation, according to Lt. Philip Rizzo of the Franklin Township Police Department. 

At approximately 7:50 p.m. a BNN report stated an accident involving a motorcycle on Franklin Boulevard and Highland Avenue led to a patient being transported to a trauma center nearby.

As of 7:50 p.m. traffic was regulated to one lane on Franklin Boulevard and a possible partial shutdown for an investigation can happen, according to police. 

Editor's note: This is a breaking story and will be updated when new information becomes available. 

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