Wednesday, February 13, 2013
By 1:30 p.m. most power has been restored to the area. One person was transported to CentraState Medical Center due to injuries sustained from accident.
A car accident involving a pole sent one person to the hospital and caused over 2,000 Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) customers in Freehold and Howell Township to lose power. A Freehold Township Police dispatcher said a car hit a pole in the area of Halls Mill Road and Elton-Adelphia Road earlier this afternoon. At 1 p.m. the JCP&L outage map showed that 1,510 Freehold residents and 1,150 Howell residents were without power. By 1:30 p.m. only 17 outages were reported in Freehold and less than five were reported in Howell. According to Freehold Township Police, the pole hit was a Verizon service pole, but JCP&L was at the scene of the crash working to restore power. The injured person has been transported to CentraState Medical Center.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
The accident happened on Oct. 13 outside Damon's Grill on Route 9.
Freehold resident Kristina Tipps was traveling northbound on Route 9 in Marlboro when she was involved in what became a hit and run accident. A male driver hit the back of Tipps' Toyota Camry in front of Damon's Grill on Route 9 Northbound in Marlboro, and took off once Tipps said she wanted to call the police. "He was trying to get around the stop and go traffic that happens on the weekends," Tipps said. "When he hit me, he got out of his car and insisted there was no damage to any cars, and stood in front of my door blocking me from exiting." By the time Tipps found her phone, which had flown around her car due to the impact, Tipps said the male driver then became irritated and left. The male driver, in a 90's model black Toyota Rav 4 or…
Friday, March 16, 2012
Update on four-vehicle crash that left five hospitalized
A Jackson man driving northbound on New Hampshire Avenue near North Maple collided with several southbound vehicles in an accident 9 a.m. Thursday. Toms River Police Chief Michael Mastronardy said James Danton, 42, was driving a 1999 Toyota northbound when he struck the 2008 Hyundai of Geraldine Ventola, 88 of Holiday City at Berkeley. Danton's Toyota then collided with a county pick-up truck and a fourth vehicle, a van, that were also southbound, said the police chief. Geraldine Ventola's vehicle overturned, and the remaining vehicles faced serious damage, as multiple individuals were hospitalized from the accident, Mastronardy said. Ventola and her passenger Anthony D’ambola, 69, of Holiday City at Berkeley were transported to Jersey …