Two Brick residents suffered serious leg injuries after their vehicles collided Thursday morning, police said.
The accident at the intersection of Lanes Mill Road and Stephan Road occurred at 7:35 a.m., according to Sgt. Neal Pedersen. According to police, Gregory Grover, 45, of Brick, was traveling north on Lanes Mill Road approaching the intersection with Stephan Road and the Dorado Plaza in a 2013 Land Rover Range Rover when another vehicle crossed into his path.
The other vehicle, a 2002 Ford Taurus being driven by Troy Garrett, 50, of Brick, made a left-hand turn in front of the SUV, Pedersen said. The Ford was seriously damaged and its driver needed to be extricated from the car by members of the Herbertsville Fire Company.
The drivers of both vehicles were transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, where they were being treated. Grover suffered a leg injury while Garrett suffered a broken leg, according to police.
The Brick Township Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit responded to the scene to investigate the crash. Vehicular traffic on Lanes Mill Road northbound was detoured around the crash scene for approximately an hour during the investigation.
An ongoing investigation is being conducted by Ptl. Jay Lampiasi and Ptl. Joe Farnkopf of the Brick Township Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or who has information pertaining to the crash is being asked to contact Lampiasi at 732-262-1141.
Brick Police EMS and MONOC paramedics also responded to the scene.