LAKEHURST-At 1:30 am Saturday morning, a vehicle drove into two homes on Brown Avenue here. Police are reporting that two victims, both occupants of one of the homes at the time of the crash sustained injuries.
Another home that was struck was unoccupied at the time. At 1:51 am, a landing zone was setup at Manchester High School to transport one of the patients via MONOC1. The other patient was transported by ambulance to Community Medical Center in Toms River.
Units from the Manchester Fire Department, Whiting Fire Department and Ridgeway Fire Department responded at the crash site and landing zone. The helicopter arrived for transport at 2:15 am.
According to BNN, one victim suffered a head injury with facial lacerations.
The incident happened near the intersection of Brown Avenue and Route 37 where on May 13, 2011, Jackson Township teenager James Volpe and Robert Vallee, 41, of Manchester died after a vehicle driven by Volpe’s high school baseball teammate, Alex Daniele crashed into Vallee’s vehicle head on.
No further information is available at this time and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Unit is conducting an investigation. The Lakehurst building department is inspecting the structures.