The man was stopped in a Honda Accord on the shoulder near milepost 54.2 in Bordentown, when a trooper came over to check on him around 10:35 a.m., NJSP Sgt. Philip Curry said.
Suddenly, the Accord sped off, crossing from the outer roadway to the inner roadway, striking the passenger side of a Honda Odyssey, police said.
The Odyssey then struck the concrete median resulting in minor injuries to the five occupants. The driver of the Honda Accord, a 49-year-old male, from Mount Vernon, NY, suffered serious injuries as a result of the crash.
The left lane of the northbound inners was closed for approximately three hours. This resulted in moderate traffic congestion. The crash remains under investigation.
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