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Intoxicated Man Fled Scene of Accident, Later Transported to Hospital

A Villas, N.J. man struck a tree and parked vehicle with a Chevrolet Camaro that was reported stolen

A Villas, N.J. resident was transported to the hospital after a hit and run motor vehicle accident, police said.

Matthew Bland, 27, was allegedly driving a black Chevrolet Camaro down Spaulding Avenue at a high rate of speed on Friday at 1:15 a.m. when he crossed Andover Road and struck a tree and parked vehicle in a yard.

Police responded to the intersection of Spaulding Avenue and Andover Road but Bland allegedly fled the scene in a second vehicle.

The Camaro was later reported stolen from the parking lot of the Forked River House.

Police were dispatched to a Sunrise Boulevard home at 3:07 a.m. for an intoxicated male, Bland, with a severe leg injury. He was then identified as the driver of the Camaro, police said.

The Lacey Township First Aid Squad transported Bland to Jersey Shore Trauma Center.

The incident is under investigation and charges are pending.

JOHNNY Done it December 28, 2012 at 03:39 AM
Maybe he will next time run in front of heavy truck drinking..problem will be solved then...
donald hinman December 28, 2012 at 11:35 AM
I think Matt was wrong in what he did. But a loss of license ok thats fine. Community service yes. But jail absolutely not. People need a second chance. We all know that.
LUCILLE NATIELLO December 29, 2012 at 08:19 PM
yes he was.. but he left the scene of an accident.. and that in my book is a FLIGHT RISK.. I don't TRUST HIM or her.. so as far as I am concern a few years in Jail will do him some good.. with the reminder of his broken leg.. will also be a constant reminder too.. as well as his arrest record... he screwed up big time..
JOHNNY Done it January 02, 2013 at 03:36 AM
Leaving the scene of an accident & causing property damage .The makes of a good law obeying citizen , Maybe we should pat on the back & say its okay ..Are you kidding me?
JOHNNY Done it January 02, 2013 at 03:39 AM
Nice pictures ,, speeding alittle I guess the tree jumped out in front of him. Maybe that will be his defense

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