Toms River Police Blotter: Teen loses control of vehicle, crashes into oncoming traffic on Bay Ave
A Toms River teen was operating a 1999 VW westbound on Bay Avenue when she reports her vehicle experienced steering problems. Her vehicle crossed the center line and struck a 2011 Honda that was eastbound on Bay Ave then struck a tree. The eastbound vehicle was operated by Elaine Cheek 60 of Toms River whose vehicle left the road and struck the curb and a mailbox then rolled over once before coming to a stop.
Bay Avenue was closed in both directions for about one hour due to the accident.
Both Drivers were taken to Community Medical Center in Toms River by Toms River Police EMS with minor injuries. The investigation is being conducted by Traffic Officers Brian Doyle and Frank Palino.