VIDEO: UPDATED: A man died this morning after crashing his vehicle into the Lakewood Courtyard, officials tell TLS. The crash occurred about 2 AM, when the driver reportedly sped Westbound on Route 88, crossed over Route 9 and slammed into the entrance of the Assisted Living facility at the intersection – landing the vehicle vertically up against the building.
Hatzolah, Lakewood First Aid and EMS rushed to the scene, where the driver was found to be in Traumatic Arrest, an official said.
An official tells TLS, the 28-year old driver, Apolonio Velis-Perez, was drunk.
Lakewood’s Traffic & Safety division is investigating the crash.