An East Brunswick police officer was injured Wednesday morning while directing traffic on Route 18.
Patrolman Jeffrey Dougherty was in a marked police car with its emergency lights on at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, when he was struck from behind by a 1993 Volvo driven by Louise Orlowski, 81, of New Brunswick, according to a Nixle alert from East Brunswick Police Department spokesman Det. Sgt. Kevin Zebro.
Dougherty was in a road construction work zone when he was struck. He sustained minor injuries and was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital for evaluation, according to the alert.
Dougherty sustained minor injuries and was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital for an evaluation, according to the alert.
Orlowski was issued summonses for careless driving, failure to maintain a lane and failure to obey directions during emergency conditions, according to the alert.