Three People Injured in Thanksgiving Eve Car Accident on Ravine Drive in Matawan
The accident victims were transported to the hospital after the two-vehicle accident, police say.
Three people were injured in a two-vehicle collision on Ravine Drive in Matawan on Thanksgiving eve, according to Sgt. Jeremiah Hourihan.
Shortly before 5:30 p.m., a sedan traveling on Ravine Drive toward the elementary school and a mid-sized SUV traveling on Ravine Drive toward Main Street collided where the road bends in front of Lake Lefferts, Hourihan explained.
It is unclear at this time what caused the collision.
The male driver of the sedan suffered severe injuries and was transported by helicopter to Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center. The male and female occupants of the SUV suffered less severe injuries and were transported by ambulance to Jersey Shore University Medical Center.
The accident remains under investigation. Ptl. Eric Budelmann is the investigating officer. Ptl. Jonathan Borsari, Ptl. Christopher Stark and Sgt. Jeremiah Hourihan assisted at scene.
The Matawan Fire Department, Matawan First Aid Squad, Old Bridge EMS and MONOC paramedics also responded to the scene.