Woman Struck, Critically Injured in Toms River

A woman was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle in Toms River on Wednesday afternoon.

Police say that at approximately 1:15 PM, they responded to the intersection of Hooper Avenue and Washington Street for a reported pedestrian struck.

Upon police arrival, EMS units were working on the patient, who sustained head trauma and was semi-conscious. She was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center where she is listed in critical condition.

The initial investigation revealed that a women was crossing Hooper Ave near the intersection of Washington Street, outside of the crosswalk, when she was struck by Anthony Jonin, 18 of Beachwood, who was making a left turn from Washington Street with a green arrow. Witnesses stated that the woman crossed against the “Do Not Cross” signal, and had an umbrella over her head, which may have obstructed her view of turning vehicles.

The 18-year-old driver of the vehicle was not charged.

The accident is under investigation by Toms River Traffic Safety.

- Advertisement -

1 COMMENT

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Lakewood Planning Board Approves New BMG Dormitory For 700 Bochurim

The Lakewood Planning Board on Tuesday night approved Beth...

South New Prospect In Jackson To Be Upgraded To 3-Lane Roadway

Mayor Michael Reina and the Jackson Township Council have...

Two Kosher Eateries Near Edison Yeshiva Destroyed In 3-Alarm Blaze

Famous Jerusalem Pizza and the China Lee Kosher restaurant...

NJ Assemblyman Gary Schaer Introduces 3 Bills To Combat Antisemitism

With incidents of antisemitism, hate crimes, and online harassment...