EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A pedestrian was injured in an accident during rush hour on Monday while trying to cross the street at the intersection of Dunhams Corner Road and Ryders Lane.
At approximately 7:11am, East Brunswick Police Units responded to the report of a pedestrian struck at the intersection which connects two major roads in East Brunswick.
The accident investigation revealed that a 2016 Mercedes Benz, driven by Gui Song of East Brunswick, was traveling eastbound on Dunhams Corner Road, attempting to turn northbound onto Ryders Lane. At this time, a pedestrian was crossing Ryders Lane in the crosswalk at the intersection with Dunhams Corner Road.
Song failed to observe the pedestrian in advance and as a result struck the pedestrian. The pedestrian was transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital for a hip injury.
Song was issued summonses for careless driving and failure to yield to a pedestrian within a marked crosswalk
The roadway was closed for approximately an hour during the investigation.
The accident was investigated by Patrolman David Velez and Patrolman John Bird. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact the East Brunswick Police Department’s Special Operations Division at 732-390-6969.