Driver hits Robbinsville, NJ cop and leaves the scene, police say
🔵 A woman is accused of striking a Robbinsville cop and leaving the scene
🔵 The patrolman was taken to the hospital
🔵 The accused driver faces multiple charges but not DWI
ROBBINSVILLE — A police officer was taken to the hospital after being hit by an East Windsor woman who kept driving, according to authorities.
Around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night, Robbinsville Patrolman Connor Boyle, 25, stopped to help a disabled motorist along Route 130 South near Voelbel Road, according to the Robbinsville police. He turned on the emergency lights of his Dodge Charger police vehicle and got out to speak to the driver.
As they talked, a 2020 Volkswagen Passat headed southbound struck the Dodge Charger, Boyle, and the disabled vehicle. Police said the driver did not stop or report the crash.
Fortunately, Boyle was able to use his radio to call for help. Robbinsville EMS transported him to Capital Health Regional Medical Center. He was in stable condition Sunday morning.
Robbinsville police said its officers later found the driver at her home in East Windsor. She has been identified as 52-year-old Rachel Glatt.
Glatt is charged with second-degree aggravated assault and fourth-degree assault by auto, according to authorities. She also faces numerous other offenses including reckless driving, failure to change lanes for an emergency vehicle, failure to report a crash, and leaving the scene of a crash causing personal injury.
Glatt was not charged with offenses related to driving under the influence. She has been taken to Mercer County jail.