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Fatal Collision in Manalapan Under Investigation

Freehold Township

By: Najla Alexander 

Authorities in Monmouth County announced that a fatal crash that took place in Manalapan yesterday morning is under active investigation.AdMonmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago said shortly before 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 25, members of the Manalapan Police Department responded to the area of U.S. Route 9 and Ryan Road to find the two vehicles involved in the crash.

Officials stated the vehicles involved were a 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee and a 2017 Nissan Sentra, operated by an adult male and an adult female, respectively.

The driver of the Nissan was transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced deceased, officials said.

According to officials, the driver of the Cherokee remained on the scene and was hospitalized for minor injuries.

Officials say an investigation involving members of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, Monmouth County Serious Collision Analysis Response Team (SCART), and the Manalapan Police Department remains active and ongoing.AdAnyone with information about this matter is being asked to contact MCPO Detective Brian Boryszewski at 800-533-7443 or Manalapan Police Department Patrolman Michael DeCristofaro at 732-446-4300, officials said. 

Authorities say no charges or summonses have been issued with regard to the incident at this time.