Teen Airlifted After SUV Hits Concrete Bridge
Accident occurred on Willow Road near Hillsborough Road Thursday night.
A 16-year-old passenger needed to be extricated and airlifted to the hospital after an SUV struck a concrete bridge structure on Willow Road and rolled over several times near Hillsborough Road Thursday night.
The accident occurred shortly after 9 p.m., as the vehicle was traveling north on Willow Road at a high rate of speed, police said. The 17-year-old driver, of Princeton, lost control of the 2004 Mercury Mountaineer as it crossed Hillsborough Road, police said.
The driver was able to get out of the vehicle, and was taken by Hillsborough Rescue Squad to Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries, police said.
The passenger was trapped and needed to be extricated by Hillsborough Fire Department and Rescue Squad volunteers and was flown to Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center, police said.
The passenger, a resident of Woodbridge, suffered head injuries in the accident.
Police are continuing to investigate the accident.