East Brunswick, NJ - Tragedy In New Jersey: Orthodox Couple Killed Walking Home From Shul
East Brunswick, NJ - Two people were killed and another was seriously injured when they were struck by a car in central New Jersey.
East Brunswick police say the driver of the car was also critically injured in the accident, which occurred just before 1 p.m. Saturday in the area of Dunhams Corner Road and Hardenburg Lane.
Residents say the victims had just left their Sabbath service and were walking from the Young Israel Synagogue when a car crashed into them - killing the couple on the spot.
Several neighbors claim the driver was speeding and trying to cut a right turn before the light turned red when the car jumped the curb - killing the victim’s on the sidewalk and taking down a utility pole.
Fellow members of the synagogue tell Eyewitness News that the victims were walking with their adult son and another couple when tragedy struck.
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