The East Windsor Police Department released video of a crash today to remind drivers that stopping in the break down lane can be dangerous.

The crash happened on Route 5 on Tuesday. The pickup truck driver pulled off of the road into the break down lane to use his cell phone when the truck lost control and crashed into him, pushing the pickup into a pole.

Both drivers were hospitalized with non life threatening injuries.

Police say that the truck driver was at fault in the crash, but they warn all drivers to avoid pulling off onto the breakdown lane if they can help it.

 

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