BEDMINSTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Somerset County) – An 18-year-old man is dead after he was struck by a vehicle in Somerset County Saturday evening.
The crash happened on Sept. 23, at around 6:10 p.m., on Route 202 (Main Street) in the area of Elm Street in Bedminster Township, police said,
A preliminary police investigation revealed a 2017 Nissan Maxima, driven by a 35-year-old Flemington man, was driving westbound on Main Street when the vehicle left its lane of travel, crossed the double yellow line, went off of the roadway and struck William Richardson,18, of Bedminster Township who was walking on the sidewalk, police said.
Richardson succumbed to his injuries at the scene and was transported to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in Somerville where he was pronounced dead, police said.
The Flemington man was transported to Morristown Medical Center for treatment, police said.
The investigation is ongoing and is currently being investigated by the Bedminster Township Police Department and the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Crash Accident Reconstruction Team.
Anyone with information regarding the crash is urged to call Detective Benson at the Bedminster Township Police Department at 908 212-7025.