VIDEO: About 15 People Injured In MVA on New Hampshire Avenue; At Least One Critically; MCI Declared
The first emergency responders on scene at about 7:15 PM immediately declared it an MCI (Mass Casualty Incident), and requested mutual aid from every Emergency Service in Lakewood and neighboring Townships.
Withing minutes, dozens of emergency personnel arrived at the scene and began treating patients who were laying all over the grass field near the intersection.
Patients were transported to KMC, Jersey Shore and Brick Hospital. One was airlifted and at least one is in critical condition, police tell TLS.
Several other patients sustained serious injuries as well.
Lakewood’s Traffic and Safety Division is on scene investigating, along with the Prosecutor’s Office.
The intersection is not expected to be reopen until midnight, police say.
This story was first reported on our News Alerts.