Crash Report – New Hampshire Ave & Cedar Bridge Ave, Lakewood, NJ
Report ID: 2023 October 7
OFFICER ID#: Unknown
Traffic Unit 1: Honda Accord
Traffic Unit 2: Dodge truck
Occupants: 5 in the Honda; at least 1 in the Dodge
Vehicle Damage (If Any): Extensive damage. The Honda split in two.
Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown
Road Surface Condition: Unknown
Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Unknown
Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A
LAKEWOOD, NJ – A driver and two passengers died on Saturday after a two-vehicle collision at a busy intersection in Lakewood.
The crash occurred around 2:20 a.m. at the intersection of New Hampshire Avenue and Cedar Bridge Avenue, which is just south of The Avenue Shoppes.
Police say that the driver of an eastbound Honda Accord failed to heed a stop sign and crashed into a Dodge truck in the intersection.
The truck overturned, and the Honda went on to hit a traffic pole. The force of the two collisions caused the Honda to break in half.
The driver of the Honda and two passengers died from injuries sustained in the crash. Two others from the Honda were hospitalized in critical condition. Authorities have not yet identified the victims.
The driver of the truck sustained only minor injuries.
The investigation is ongoing.
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