SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield Police have identified the victims of the September 16th motor vehicle accident on Hamilton Boulevard and West End Avenue as driver Maria Durocher, age 89, and passenger Joan Belkay, age 77, both of Brooklyn New York. The Police have not released the name of the driver of the other vehicle, but do report it was a 65 year-old male from Metuchen.
According to South Plainfield Police Chief James Parker, it appears Durocher was attempting to make a left hand turn on to Hamilton Boulevard when she was hit broadside by the other motor vehicle. Police have not issued tickets or violations related to the accidents.
The South Plainfield Police Department has asked anyone with information related to the accident to contact Officer Joseph Glowacki of the Traffic Bureau at 908-226-7678.