The man was stopped in a Honda Accord in Burlington County on the shoulder near milepost 54.2 in Bordentown Township when a trooper came over to check on him around 10:35 a.m., New Jersey State Police 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 resident of Mount Vernon, suffered serious injuries as a result of the crash.
NJ State Police did not release the man's name.
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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