Motor Vehicle Crash with Injuries


On Thursday, January 5, at approximately 10:05 pm, a 2015 Honda CRV operated by Marisa Powers, age 55, of Flemington, was traveling south on Route 31 when it collided with a 2013 Volkswagon Jetta operated by Catherine Baka, age 21, of Lebanon, as Ms. Baka was crossing over Route 31 at the Allerton Road intersection. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage and both had to be towed from the scene. In addition, Ms. Baka and her passenger Morgan Hart, age 19, of Clinton Township, were transported to the Hunterdon Medical Center for treatment of injuries. Ms. Powers and a passenger in her vehicle, a nine (9) year-old Flemington boy, suffered apparent minor injuries as well. The investigating officer issued Ms. Baka motor vehicle summonses for Failure to Observe Traffic Signal and Careless Driving.