Police Car Hits Pedestrian In Toms River

Photo courtesy Ocean County Scanner News

TOMS RIVER – A man had to be airlifted to a shore area trauma center after he was struck by a township police officer’s patrol vehicle, authorities said.

Toms River Police Spokesperson Jillian Messina confirmed that 42-year-old William Carberry was attempting to cross the roadway near the intersection of Fischer Blvd and Adams Avenue when the accident occurred around 10 p.m. on May 29.

Police said Carberry was flown to Jersey Shore Medical Center for treatment.

The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and Ocean County Sheriff’s Department CSI Unit responded to the scene.

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The accident is currently under investigation.