Wrong-way driver killed on Route 18 in Piscataway

An accident overnight in Piscataway claimed the life of an unidentified man who was allegedly driving the wrong way on Route 18 near River Road.Police

PISCATAWAY - An accident overnight in Piscataway claimed the life of an unidentified man who was allegedly driving the wrong way on Route 18 near River Road.

Police say that 21-year-old Meet Shah, of Edison, was driving on Route 18 when he tried to swerve to avoid the wrong-way driver but couldn?t; resulting in the other driver's death.

Shah was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. Authorities say he will not be charged in the death of the other driver.

Police are still investigating why the other driver was driving the wrong way.

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