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Car Crashes Into Ocean Twp. Business

By kcora on
Ocean Township

A Crosswicks woman was transported to the hospital with minor injuries after she crashed into a business Tuesday evening.

According to authorities, on July 2nd at approximately 6:11 pm police responded to a motor vehicle crash along State Highway 35 North.

Upon arrival, officers located a 2010 Chevy Cobalt that had impacted a vacant business causing significant damage. As a result of the accident, police requested EMS, Fire and the Township of Ocean Building Inspector.

Further investigation by Police Officer Phil Jackson of the Traffic Safety Bureau revealed that the driver of the Chevrolet Cobalt - later identified as Natalie Cook of Crosswicks - was traveling in the left lane of State Highway 35 North, when she attempted to complete a lane change from the left to the right lane, but failed to see a motorist on her right.

Police say she collided into the vehicle which caused her to run off the roadway and into the building.

According to authorities, Cook sustained minor injuries and was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center for treatment. Another passenger in her vehicle sustained a small laceration but was treated at the scene and released.

Officials say the driver of the second vehicle was not injured during the initial impact.

The crash remains under investigation by Officer Jackson.