Bridgewater, NJ- On Sunday, 12/18/16, a fatal motor vehicle crash occurred in Bridgewater Township. The crash occurred on Route 22 West, near North Adamsville Rd. at approximately 2302 hours. A 2008 Nissan driven by Jose Luis Mondragon Zamudio (age 29) of Somerville NJ was traveling on Route 22 West in the left lane of travel. Marcus Cook (age 25) of Bridgewater NJ was struck by Mr. Mondragon Zamudio’s vehicle as he was walking in the left lane of travel. After being struck, Mr. Marcus was pushed into the center lane of travel where he was struck by a 2016 Lexus driven by Brittany Tapia (age 19) of Martinsville NJ. This incident is still under investigation.
The crash is being investigated by the Bridgewater Township Police Department Traffic Safety Bureau ant the Somerset County Accident Reconstruction Team. Any witnesses are asked to contact Bridgewater Township Traffic Safety Officer John Kennedy at 908-722-4111 ext 4162.