News & Notes: Driver who hit Emerson GS charged with careless driving, failing to yield to pedestrian
Police have charged Steven Cruz, the driver who hit chemistry student Nyssa Emerson GS on April 8, with careless driving and failing to yield to a pedestrian, The Times of Trenton reported.
The Toyota Prius collided with Emerson as she was walking across Washington Road at approximately 9:32 p.m.She suffered serious injuries, including broken bones. The Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad transported Emerson to Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton.
Meanwhile, the vehicle was towed after sustaining damage to its front end and windshield, according to a Princeton police statement at the time.
Police said Emerson was in stable but guarded condition as of Tuesday.
Patrolman Marshall Provost is leading an ongoing investigation of the incident, police said. The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Serious Collision Response Team contributed to the investigation.