Toms River, NJ – Child Hospitalized after Head-On Crash on Route 70

Toms River, NJ (March 24, 2023) – The Toms River Police Department responded to the scene of an automobile accident that took place on Friday, March 24.

According to officials, 33-year-old Charles Sharkey Jr. was driving a 2022 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck on Route 70. For unknown reasons, he ran a red light at the intersection with Massachusetts Avenue and crashed into a 2017 Subaru Impreza.

The impact of the collision sent the Impreza backward, causing it to spin around. The pickup truck then overturned and struck a 2021 Lexus RX350 before catching on fire. The truck came to rest on the driver’s side.

The driver of the Subaru and three children in the vehicle were all injured. The man and to have the children receive medical care and were released. The third child, who has not been identified, was left severely injured and hospitalized in critical condition.

Investigations determined that Sharkey was driving erratically and using a cell phone while operating his vehicle. He also had a suspended license at the time of the crash. Sharkey was also found to have two active warrants for his arrest.

The police department is currently investigating the accident.

We hope the victims injured in this crash recover quickly.

Car Accidents in New Jersey

Intersections are one of the most common places for accidents to take place. In many cases, accidents that take place at these locations are caused by negligent drivers. We see countless drivers fail to stop at stop signs while traveling through intersections. As a result, they crash into other vehicles and cause severe harm.

We also see many accidents take place at intersections as a result of drivers who pass stop signs. Even though these signs are designed to allow people to travel safely through intersections, we continue to see innocent people get hurt as a result of drivers who fail to obey the stop signs.

When drivers are reckless and negligent while operating their vehicles through intersections, they can cause severe harm to innocent people. If you have been hurt as a result of a crash, a Toms River car accident lawyer can help you protect your legal rights. After an accident, your family has the ability to take legal action against the responsible party. A personal injury claim can provide your family with financial relief when it comes to covering medical expenses and more.

At Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq, we understand the toll that an accident can take, and our commitment is to help you win justice. With decades of experience handling complex personal injury claims for car crash victims, we are well-equipped to successfully represent your interests. Our personalized legal services ensure that you get the best possible outcome from your case and peace of mind knowing that your rights are protected every step of the way. Contact us today at 800-923-3456 for reliable advice when it comes to claims arising out of accidents or other misfortunes suffered due to another party’s negligence.

Notes: Many of the accidents we write about could have been avoided. By disseminating information about serious incidents, we seek to arm our readers with the knowledge they need to prevent being seriously injured in an accident. This piece was created using external sources, including news articles and eyewitness descriptions of the collision and injuries. Therefore, the presented specifics of the accident have not been independently verified. Please notify us immediately if you find any inaccuracies in the article or if you wish to have the post deleted, we will rectify the content or remove the post.

Disclaimer: This is not a business solicitation, and none of the material presented is intended to be legal or medical advice. The featured image used in this post was not taken at this actual accident scene.

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