Brick Crash Hospitalizes Two
A 2-vehicle crash in Brick sent 2 people to the hospital last night.
Brick Police say a Jeep driven by James Coleman,43 of Orlando, Florida heading east on Route 70 made a left turn at Olden Street into path of a Honda Accord driven by Susan C. Palumbo, 48, of Toms River who was traveling in the same direction just after 6 p.m.
Coleman hit the end of the intersection’s jersey barrier and rolled over into the traffic signal bringing the stanchion down. Palumbo came to a stop in the center lane.
Coleman was taken via medical helicopter to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Nepune to the hospital with head injuries; Palumbo, whose husband Joseph was a passenger, was taken to Ocean Medical Center in Brick for treatment of a hand injury and abrasions.
No charges have yet been filed. Route 70 eastbound was closed at Olden Street for about three hours on Saturday night.
Megan Hutchinson and Dianne DeOliveira contributed to this report