Three Sent to Hospital in Barnegat Crash
Barnegat–On September 26th at 2:15pm, Barnegat Police officers responded to a multi-car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 9 and West Bay Avenue.
A 2004 Honda Civic operated by Mary Ross, 84, of Barnegat was traveling north on Route 9 when she made a left hand turn in front of a 1997 Dodge Ram pickup truck that was headed southbound on Route 9. The pickup truck was operated by Richard Calkins II, 31, of Little Egg Harbor.
Calkins’s vehicle was forced off of the roadway by the impact and struck the Barnegat Antiques building at 349 South Main Street causing minor superficial damage to the building.
Ross, Calkins, and a 23 year old passenger from McAllister’s vehicle were all transported to Southern Ocean Medical Center with minor injuries.
Ross was issued a summons for failure to yield the right of way at an intersection.
The building at 349 South Main Street was inspected by representatives of the Barnegat Construction Office and was found to be structurally sound. The building remained open and businesses were unaffected.