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Motor Vehicle Crash in Franklin Township

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - On Sunday, December 25, 2016 at 4:14 PM the Franklin Township Police Department received a report of a motor vehicle crash on Route 27 in the area of Henry Street.  Upon arrival officers found a two car motor vehicle crash with one individual entrapped and numerous people injured.

The initial investigation revealed that a 2009 Honda Civic, operated by Jennifer Peralta, 30 years old of New Brunswick, was travelling southbound on Route 27 when it struck a Hyundai Santa Fe at the intersection of Henry Street.  The Hyundai was operated by Tracy Gaines, 54 years old of Somerset.  As a result of the collision, Gaines was entrapped within her vehicle and needed to be extricated by firefighters from Community and East Franklin Fire Companies.  

Peralta suffered injuries to her arms and legs.  Her passengers, a 5 year old male and 2 year old female, suffered non-life threatening injuries to their face and head respectively.  Gaines complained of neck and head pain.  The two adult male passengers in the Hyundai were uninjured in the crash.  All injured parties were transported to an area hospital by Robert Wood Johnson EMS for evaluation and treatment. Officers from the New Brunswick Police Department were also on scene assisting with traffic control.   

Charges have yet to be filed in this incident.  

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