2 kids, 3 adults hospitalized following crash in Somerset County
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — Police say five people - including two young children - were hospitalized after two vehicles collided in the area of Route 27 and Village Drive.
According to the Franklin Township Police Department, authorities were alerted to the crash following a 911 call at about 10:01 p.m. During the course of an investigation, police learned that a 2002 GMC Denali, driver by 30-year-old Miguel Salazar-Mediola of Fort Lee, was traveling north on Route 27, and attempted to turn left onto Village Drive.
Police say his vehicle was then struck by a 2003 GMC Envoy traveling southbound on Route 27. The vehicle, driven by 27-year-old Nallely Rojas of East Windsor, was also occupied by a 50-year-old Plainsboro woman, a 5-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl. Both children were also from East. Windsor.
When police arrived, they found that Salazar-Mediola was trapped inside the Denali and the 50-year-old female passenger was trapped in the Envoy. Both had to be extricated from the vehicles by firefighters and transported to an area hospital by emergency crews from North Brunswick, Franklin Park, Griggstown and Kendall Park.
"All five occupants of the vehicles suffered injuries ranging from possible broken bones to complaints of pain," police said in a statement.
According to authorities, no charges have been filed yet in connection with the incident.
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