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April 12, 2022 - Fatal Single Motor Vehicle Crash

Bridgewater, NJ - On Friday, April 8, 2022 at 9:12 PM, officers responded to a single vehicle crash

at the intersection of Country Club Road and Talamini Road. The operator of the vehicle

was identified as 96 year old, Walter Ackner of Bridgewater. Ackner had been traveling

west on Talamini Road in a 2009 Lincoln MKZ. Ackner’s vehicle crossed through the

intersection of Country Club Road and struck a tree on the property of 671 County Club

Road. Ackner was alert and oriented after the crash but transported to the Robert Wood

Johnson Medical Center in Somerville, New Jersey to treat injuries sustained in the crash.

On April 10, 2022, the police department received notification that Ackner died while at

the hospital.

The crash is still under investigation by the Bridgewater Police Department’s

Traffic Safety Bureau. Anyone with information is asked to contact, Officer Joseph

Greco, of the Bridgewater Police Traffic Safety Bureau at 908-722-4111 x 4186 or TIPS

line at 877-660-INFO (4636).

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