Posted: Sunday, June 30, 2013
Township of Plainsboro
641 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro , NJ 08536
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On Sunday June 30, 2013 @ 12:18 AM Plainsboro Police responded to Dey Road across from the Pheasant Hollow Apartments on the report of a Motor Vehicle Accident involving a utility pole. Investigation revealed Francesca J. Russo, 21 of North Brunswick, NJ to have been operating a 2012 Mazda MZ6 upon northbound Dey Road when for unknown reasons she drove across the opposing lanes leaving the roadway before striking a utility pole. Russo, the sole occupant of the vehicle sustained minor injuries from the impact and was transported by Plainsboro EMS to the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro for further treatment. The vehicle sustained heavy damages from the collision. Plainsboro Township Fire Department and Public Works Department assisted patrols with road closures due to the downed utility pole and electrical wires within the roadway. Plainsboro Police closed Dey Road between Woodland Drive and Pheasant Hollow Drive for several hours while PSE&G and Verizon conducted emergency repairs.
The accident is currently under investigation by Officer Patrick Miller of the patrol division.
INVESTIGATING OFFICER: Ptl. Patrick Miller
OFFICER PREPARING RELEASE: Sgt. Scott Seitz