SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - According to a release by the Bridgewater Police Department Traffic Safety Bureau, they are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred on U.S. 22 westbound near the Bank of America (1125 US 22 West).

A 2004 Nissan Maxima was struck by a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta, which was located on the north shoulder of U.S. 22 westbound. The driver and sole occupant of the Nissan was transported to Robert Wood Johnson Somerset where she succumbed to her injuries. The driver and sole occupant of the Volkswagen was transported to Robert Wood Johnson Somerset and was treated for minor injuries.

Assisting in the crash were: Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office CAR Team, Green Knoll/North Branch Fire Departments, Martinsville/Green Knoll Rescue Squads, Robert Wood Johnson Somerset Rescue Squad, Robert Wood Johnson Somerset Paramedics, and New JerseyDepartment of Transportation.

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The names of the involved parties are being withheld pending the notification to immediate family.

This crash is being investigated by Officer Doug Thorsen. Any witnesses are asked to call (908) 722-4111 ext. 4154.