Bridgewater, NJ - On Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at 3:42 pm, the Bridgewater Township Police Department responded to a serious motor vehicle crash on Chimney Rock Rd near Gilbride Rd. Officers arriving at the scene located an overturned vehicle with the driver trapped inside. The driver was identified as Zakeer Shaik, a 40-year-old man from Robbinsville NJ. After safely removing Shaik from the vehicle, Officers discovered that he was suffering from a serious injury to his left arm. He was then transported to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick for treatment.
A preliminary on scene investigation determined that Shaik was driving a 2005 Toyota Corolla south on Chimney Rock Rd when he lost control and struck a rock embankment on the shoulder. The force of the impact caused the vehicle to overturn onto its side where it slid across the roadway before coming to a final rest.
This crash is still under investigation by the Bridgewater Township Police Department’s Traffic Safety Bureau.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Kevin Florczak of the Bridgewater Police Traffic Safety Bureau at (908)722-4111 extension 4130 or the Bridgewater TIPS line at 877-660-INFO (4636).