Motorcyclist dies after crash with Freightliner in Monroe


Date Published: 2023/05/09

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — A 36-year-old man was fatally injured Saturday morning when his motorcycle collided with a semi-truck in Monroe, according to Daily Voice.

Monroe Township Police said the crash happened at the intersection of Clayton Road and Railroad Avenue, in the Williamstown area. It was first reported at around 11:40 a.m.

An early investigation indicates the victim was operating a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle eastbound on Clayton Road at the same time a Freightliner semi-truck was heading westbound on the same road. Authorities said the driver of the Freightliner, a 24-year-old Deptford resident, failed to yield to the right of way as he turned left onto Railroad Avenue. Moments later, the motorcyclist collided with the truck.

Emergency responders rushed the rider to a local hospital, where the victim was pronounced deceased at 12:32 p.m., less than an hour later.

At this time, authorities have not reported any charges or citations against the truck driver, who was not hurt in the crash.

An investigation remains in progress.

Written by: Brach Eichler Injury Lawyers
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