The crash happened on westbound Route 33 near Colts Neck Road at around 12:05 a.m., when the driver of a 2004 Ford F-150 pickup truck, a man from Jackson, reportedly crossed over the intersection and into the lane of oncoming traffic.
There, he sideswiped a 2004 Kia Rio and continued westbound, against the flow of eastbound traffic. He then crashed head-on into a 2010 Dodge Challenger.
The impact caused the Ford to roll over and resulted in its driver being ejected.
The driver of the Challenger, a man from Neptune Township, died at the scene.
The driver of the Ford was taken to the hospital for the treatment of critical injuries.
The woman driving the Kia was not hurt in the crash.
Authorities continue to investigate the incident at this time.
If someone you care about was killed or severely injured in an accident, there may be a lot going through your head. The NJ injury attorneys of Brach Eichler Injury Lawyers have helped people like you fight for justice. We will discuss all of your legal options with you, free of charge. Call (973) 364-8300 to get in touch with one of our knowledgeable attorneys.
Note: This blog reports on the types of cases our firm has extensive experience handling. It is painful to learn of the prevalence of these serious accidents, and it is our sincere hope that future catastrophes can be avoided. Our blog posts are written from scouring recent news stories. As more information is revealed, these stories may be updated. If the information in this blog article is outdated or false, please let us know so we can add updates or corrections.
Disclaimer: By showing the frequency of these serious accidents, Brach Eichler Injury Lawyers hopes that more will be done to prevent them. Another aim is to give readers information that can be used to help them reduce the likelihood they are involved in a serious accident. Content on our blog is not legal advice.