Fatal Accident Under Investigation in Barnegat


Eric Englund
November 05, 2021
By Eric Englund

Authorities are investigating an accident in Barnegat Township in which two persons have been killed Thursday night, Nov. 3.
Police Main Keith Germain claimed that shortly after 10 p.m., officers responded to the place of Route 72 and Route 532 for a report of a really serious motor automobile crash. The crash involved a Kia Forte and a tow truck that experienced a car on its flatbed as perfectly as a auto in tow.
Germain mentioned a preliminary investigation decided the Kia was eastbound on Route 72 when it left the suitable facet of the road area and then re-entered the roadway in advance of crossing the middle line and coming into the oncoming lane, the place it collided with the westbound tow truck.
He said each occupants of the Kia were being pronounced useless at the scene. The driver of the tow truck was unhurt. Website traffic was diverted for 8 several hours when the on-scene investigation was executed. The crash is staying investigated by Barnegat Law enforcement Detective Jim Purcell.
Companies that responded and assisted bundled the Ocean County Professional medical Examiner, Ocean County Sheriff’s Section CSI, Barnegat Volunteer Fireplace Co., Barnegat Initially Help Squad Squad and the New Jersey Division of Transportation.
The identities of the occupants of the Kia will be launched pending notification of family members associates.  —E.E.

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