Teen dies of injuries in Route 1 crash

Officials say a 13-year-old girl involved in a crash on Route 1 in South Brunswick has died from her injuries.

Officials say a 13-year-old girl involved in a crash on Route 1 in South Brunswick has died from her injuries. (1/3/16)

SOUTH BRUNSWICK - Officials say a 13-year-old girl involved in a crash on Route 1 in South Brunswick has died from her injuries.

As News 12 reported, the crash happened on New Year’s Day just after 5 a.m. near Deans Lane.

Police believe the driver of a Nissan Sentra may have been distracted by a cellphone and ran a red light. A Nissan Quest minivan then crashed into the Sentra.

Several people from both vehicles were injured during the crash. Two others remain in critical condition.

The deceased 13-year-old has not been identified.

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