Lacey Twp-- Seven people are injured following a car accident on West Lacey Road by Spaulding Avenue in Forked River last night around 8:30 p.m.

One of the vehicles with only the driver inside was heading eastbound on Lacey Road when he veered over the center line of the road and hit two cars that were heading westbound on the road.

The first car with four victims inside was forced off the road from the impact of the crash and overturned before stopping, while the second car that was hit held two victims inside, according to Lacey Township Police.

The seven people injured in the accident were sent to Jersey Shore Medical Center for treatment and their condition is currently unknown.

Last nights accident remains under investigation and no charges have currently been filed.

Lacey Township Police's Traffic Safety Unit along with the Ocean County Prosecutors Office and Sheriff's Department CIU investigated the scene off West Lacey Road which was closed and re-opened around 3:30 this morning.

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