Monmouth County police are investigating a motorcycle accident that took the life of one of the riders on Wednesday night in Aberdeen, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Chris Gramiccioni.

Investigators say that Charles G. Romer, 21, of Carteret, and his passenger, Jessica Czajkowski 20, of Woodbridge, were riding a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle northbound on Amboy Road, approaching the intersection of Prospect Avenue when they struck a 2004 Nissan Sentra, driven by Hugo Bautista Eufracio Alejandro, 49, of Keyport, around 8:03 p.m.

Romer and Czajkowski were ejected from the motorcycle and sustained life-threatening injuries.

They were both taken to local hospitals where Czajkowski was pronounced deceased at 8:42 p.m.

Alejandro sustained non-life threatening injuries, was taken to the hospital, treated and then released.

The crash remains under investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, and Aberdeen Police Department and the Monmouth County Serious Collision Analysis Response Team (SCART).

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has information to assist the investigative team is urged to contact Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Kristian DeVito at 800-533-7443, or Aberdeen Police Department Sergeant Brian Alberti at 732-566-2054.

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