Elderly woman gets run over by her own car in Lakewood
LAKEWOOD — A 75-year-old woman was killed after she was run over by her own vehicle Friday.
It was the second such tragedy in this township in two days. On Thursday, a 2-year-old boy died after his aunt accidentally backed her car over him
The Lakewood Scoop reported that the 75-year-old woman was found around 1:30 p.m. under her vehicle in the parking lot of the Bais Rivka Rochel school on Route 9. The vehicle was found in reverse, according to the report, which said police are checking security cameras in order to figure out what happened.
The woman, whose identity was not disclosed, was taken to Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, where she died.
A 2-year-old boy died on Thursday after he was run over by a car driven by his aunt in the Woodlanke Manor Complex. The boy had followed his 33-year-old aunt outside, unbeknownst to her. Police said the boy suffered significant head injuries.
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