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Motor Vehicle Crash with Rollover

Post Date:02/01/2017 4:25 PM



February 1, 2017


MV Crash, Rollover with Extrication


 On February 1, 2017 at 10:20 AM, the Franklin Township Police Department received reports of a motor vehicle crash on Easton Avenue at the intersection of Oakland Avenue.  Upon arrival, Officers found two involved vehicles, one of which was overturned on its side with the driver entrapped.  The investigation revealed that a 2007 Honda Civic operated by Anderson Moronta, 25, of Somerset, NJ was travelling southbound on the right lane of Easton Avenue.  A 2002 Honda Civic operated by Yaxanna Rivera, 19, of East Brunswick, NJ was travelling northbound on Easton Avenue and made a left turn onto Oakland Avenue.  The vehicles collided, causing the 2002 Honda Civic to overturn on its side, briefly entrapping the 19 year old driver.     


Officers of the Franklin Township Police Department Patrol Division and Traffic Bureau responded and were able to assist Rivera out of the vehicle without extrication.  Firefighters from the East Franklin Fire Department also responded to the scene.  RWJUH Emergency Medical Services responded and evaluated Rivera, who refused medical aid.  There were partial lane closures on Easton Avenue for approximately 40 minutes during the investigation and subsequent clean-up.

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