One person was critically injured and another seriously injured following a Motor Vehicle Accident on Ocean Ave at approximately 6:50 this evening.
The accident occurred at the intersection of Linden and Ocean Avenues.
Sources confirm to TLS that one patient involved in the accident was transported to Ocean Medical Center in Brick with CPR in progress. The other patient was flown to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune where he is listed in serious condition.
Police shut down Ocean Avenue between Clover and New Hampshire Avenues for several hours for the investigation by LPD’s Traffic and Safety Division as well as CSI.
At the time of the incident Lakewood requested mutual aid from Howell as well as Toms River EMS. Officers from the Brick Police Dept also responded to assist in traffic control.
The Detectives Bureau as well as Ocean County Prosecutors Office and LPD’s Traffic and Safety Division are investigating the incident.
It is an ongoing investigation, details will be published when made available.
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