A two-car crash on Route 70 leaves a Beachwood woman in critical condition.

Manchester Police say 36 year old Nicole Moyle, of Beachwood, was trying to make a U-turn when another vehicle slammed into her's.


Moyle was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center and was listed in critical condition Saturday morning.

The other driver was identified as 38 year old Brian Elias, of Jackson. Elias sustained minor injuries and was transported to Community Medical Center.

The accident temporarily shut down Route 70 in both directions.  Assisting at the scene were Whiting Volunteer Fire Company, MONOC Paramedics, Ocean County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigative Unit, Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, NJ DOT and NJSP.

This accident remains under investigation by Ptl. Douglas Higgins and Ptl. Thomas O’Hare of the Manchester Traffic Safety Unit.