Bridgewater, NJ – On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, a motor vehicle crash occurred in Bridgewater Township. The crash occurred on Route 22 East at the intersection with Country Club Road at approximately 0422 hours. A green Kawasaki KX250F dirt bike, operated by Shaun Howard, a 20 year old Somerset resident, was traveling east on Route 22. Howard struck the driver’s side of a 2013 Ford F-150, operated by Joseph Shepler, a 63 year old Hillsborough resident, who was traveling north on Country Club Road.
Howard was transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital – New Brunswick where he is being treated for his injuries.
Officers were assisted at the scene by NJ State Police, Green Knoll and Martinsville Rescue Squads, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Paramedics and NJ State Police NorthSTAR Medevac.
The crash is being investigated by the Bridgewater Township Police Department Traffic Safety Bureau. Any witnesses are asked to contact Bridgewater Township Traffic Safety Officer John Kennedy at 908-722-4111 ext 4162