A Lakewood man remains in critical condition this morning after he lost control of his 2017 motorcycle and hit a car on Route 37 in Toms River Thursday around 2:43 pm when police and medical units arrived on the scene.

Toms River Police say he was heading east near Peter Avenue and Washington Street when the 26-year old made a high speed lane change and lost control hitting the back of a 2009 Toyota in the center lane driven by a 77-year old Lavallette woman.

He was brought by medevac to Jersey Shore University Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.

There were no other injuries in the crash.

The crash is being investigated by Toms River Traffic Safety Officers Adam Koeppen and Pascal Gambardella.

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