by BRICK PD
On 03/09/18 at 1108 am Officers responded to Hooper Ave just South of Tunesbrook Rd for a motor vehicle crash in the roadway.
Upon arrival Officers determined that it was a head on crash and the occupants in both vehicles had sustained serious injuries.
The Brick Police Emergency Medical Services and MONOC Paramedics responded to the scene to treat the injured along with fire companies from, Pioneer Hose, Breton Woods and Silverton for extrications. Laurelton fire company responded to the Drum Point Sports fields to assist with the landing zone for the med-evac helicopters. MONOC 1 and Med Star 6 helecopters transported the two occupants from the Saturn to the Jersey Shore Medical center for treatment. The two occupants from the Chrysler were transported by ambulance to the Jersey Shore Medical Center for their injuries.
The on scene investigation revealed that the Saturn occupied by the driver, Danielle Canaley and a juvenile male passenger from Manchester, was traveling Northbound on Hooper Ave approaching Tunes Brook Rd. Canaley crossed the centerline of the roadway into the Southbound lane and struck a 2009 Chrysler Town & Country that was being operated by Vincent Vargas, Brick. Also in the Chrysler was a juvenile male passenger.
Sgt. Pedersen, Ptl. Keith Donnelly, Ptl. Dierking from the Brick Police Traffic Safety Unit along with the Ocean County Prosecutors Fatal Accident Investigation unit and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene.
Hooper Ave between Tunes Brook Rd and Beaverson Blvd was closed during during the investigation and reopened at 3:10 pm.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the Brick Township Traffic Safety Unit at (732)262-1140.