The member was traveling in the area of County Line Road shortly after 10 AM when the accident occurred.
The member radioed in that he was involved in a serious accident, and multiple members from Lakewood, as well as Jackson emergency personnel responded to the scene.
The other vehicle overturned, trapping two people inside. The patients are currently being extricated. A medevac was requested for those patients.
Lakewood Hatzolah transported the member and his wife to Jersey Shore Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries.
UPDATE: Sources tell TLS one of the patients from the other vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene. The other patient from the vehicle was flown to the hospital in unknown condition.
The Hatzolah member and is wife are both stable, and undergoing testing, sources tell TLS.
UPDATE: The front seat passenger of the RAV4, James McCarthy, 68, of Jackson, was identified as the deceased, Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Spokesman Al Della Fave said. The driver, 67-year-old Susan McCarthy, was flown to Jersey Shore University Medical Center with serious injuries.
According to witnesses, the driver of the RAV4 ran a red light, Della Fave said.
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