Woman Dies in Truck Verses Car Collision in Jackson
An investigation continues into the collision of a car and a JCP&L work truck in Jackson Township Tuesday Afternoon. Police say a Camry driven by a female occupant was struck when it entered the intersection of Bennetts Mills and Cooks Bridge Roads just after 2 o’clock. The Township woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver was evaluated at Kimball Medical Center.
Police say neither speed nor alcohol played a role in the crash. However, only the truck driver was restrained at the time of impact. The driver of the Camry needed to be extricated by fire personnel on scene.
Numerous agencies including Jackson Fire Company #1, Jackson Mills Fire Company, Quality First Aid, MONOC Paramedics, Ocean County Sheriffs Department C.I.U., Ocean County Prosecutors Office and the State Police Commercial Vehicle Inspection Unit responded to assest in the investigation.
Police are withholding names pending family notification.