At 11:45 AM on Wednesday April 1, 2015 Hopewell Township Police Officer James Rosso was on a parking enforcement detail on East Broad Street at Elm Street, near Brick Farm Market, when a motor vehicle crash occurred immediately east of his location. A 1990 International truck driven by Warren Henderson of Eggerts Crossing Road struck a parked vehicle.

The truck continued west and struck seven [7] more vehicles parked on the side of the road. All eight (8) vehicles sustained extensive damage and were towed from the scene. There were no reported injuries.

Mr. Henderson stated that the vehicle experienced a mechanical failure which caused him to lose control of the vehicle and crash. The investigation is on-going by Officer Rosso and the New Jersey State Police Commercial Vehicle Safety Unit. Speeding and or Distracted Driving are not considered to be factors in the crash at this time.

The International truck is owned by Browns Paving of Eggert Crossing Road in Lawrence Township and was loaded with asphalt at the time of the crash.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact Officer James Rosso at 609-737-3100.


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Mary Galioto is the founder, publisher and editor of MercerMe, and a lawyer. Originally from Brooklyn, Mary has progressively moved deeper and deeper into New Jersey, settling in the heart of the state: Mercer County. Formerly the author of an embarrassingly informal blog, Mary is a lifelong writer and asker of questions and was even mentioned, albeit briefly, in the New York Times and Washington Post. In her free time, Mary fills her life with excessive self-reflection, photographing mushrooms, and misguided adventures in random hobbies. Mary also works as the PR Coordinator at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, serves on the volunteer Board of Trustees of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT), serves on the Hopewell Borough Board of Health, is a member of the Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance, and holds the elected position as the Hopewell Borough Democratic Committee Municipal Chairwoman.