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Driver Ejected from Car in Ocean County Garden State Parkway Crash

By rlsmetro on
Beachwood

New Jersey State Police officials are looking into the cause of a wreck that severely injured a man on a highway in Ocean County. 

According to a statement released by NJ State Police, the collision occurred Saturday at 9:42 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway in Beechwood Borough, Ocean County.  

Officials said a preliminary investigation indicated that in the area of milepost 80, a Dodge Ram pickup ran off the left side of the roadway, struck the guard rail, and overturned.  

State Police said the driver was ejected and sustained severe injuries as a result of the crash.

EMS rushed the driver to an area hospital and he was listed in serious condition.

Police closed the center and right lanes for approximately 4 1/2 hours. 

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.