JACKSON-The Jackson Police Department is currently investigating a serious motor vehicle crash and is seeking any witnesses to the incident.
On September 8, 2019 at approximately 6:00 pm Jackson Police Officers and emergency personnel responded to a serious motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Cedar Swamp Road and W. Commodore Blvd. Responding officers discovered the crash involved a passenger car and a pickup truck.
The vehicles and occupants of both vehicles were identified as:
2018 Kia Forte (Silver)
Driver-William Hearon, age 74, of Jackson
2005 Dodge Ram Pickup (Orange)
Driver-James Miller, age 51, of Jackson
Front Seat Passenger-Barbara Miller, age 52, of Jackson
Rear Seat passenger-Name withheld, age 14
Preliminary investigation indicates Vehicle #1 was traveling west on Commodore Blvd. Driver #1 failed to stop for the red traffic signal at the intersection of Commodore Blvd. and Cedar Swamp Road. Vehicle #2, which was traveling south on Cedar Swamp Road, also entered the intersection and struck Vehicle #1 (Center of vehicle / Passenger side).
Driver #1 had suffered multiple injuries and was flown via MEDEVAC to Jersey Shore University Medical Center.
All occupants of Vehicle #2 (Driver and two passengers) were checked and released at the scene.
In addition to Patrol Officers, Jackson Mills Firefighters, Quality EMS personnel and MONOC Paramedics also responded to the scene.
The crash is under investigation by P.O. Falzarano of the Jackson Township Police Dept. Traffic Safety Unit.
Any witnesses to the crash are asked to contact the Jackson Police Department at (732)928-1111.