Princeton Police Respond to Fatal Car Accident on Mercer Road
Princeton, NJ – On the evening of October 4, 2023, at approximately 11:45 p.m., Princeton Police were called to Mercer Road near Quaker Road in response to a report of an overturned vehicle. Tragically, the driver of the vehicle, identified as 23-year-old Marc Leon from Hamilton, NJ, was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to the initial investigation conducted by the police, Leon was traveling southbound on Mercer Road in a 2019 Toyota Camry when the vehicle veered off the southbound shoulder. The car collided with a boulder, causing it to roll over multiple times until it came to a stop on the northbound shoulder of Mercer Road.
The Princeton Police Department is urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward and provide any relevant information. Those with information can contact Ptl. Jonathan Myzie at (609) 921-2100 ext. 1875.
Authorities are currently working to determine the cause of the crash, and a thorough investigation is underway. The police department will release an additional press statement as soon as new information becomes available.
In related news, the attached image depicts a police car at the scene of a previous incident, serving as a visual representation of the dedicated work carried out by law enforcement officials in Princeton.
This tragedy serves as a reminder of the importance of safe driving practices and the need for vigilance on the road. As the investigation continues, the community mourns the loss of Marc Leon, and our thoughts go out to his family and friends during this difficult time.