New Jersey

Erik Salemke Killed in Accident at I-287 in Bridgewater, NJ

October 20, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Erik Salemke
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-287, Bridgewater, NJ, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
New Jersey State Police
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer, Passenger Car
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-Trailer and Passenger Car collided with a pedestrian

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that killed a man at I-287 in Bridgewater, NJ on October 20th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 9:30 p.m. According to investigators, a passenger vehicle collided with a pedestrian before also being struck by a tractor-trailer. The pedestrian, identified as 38-year-old Erik Salemke, suffered fatal injuries in the collision. Additional information was not immediately available.

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