Head on Collision Sends 6 to Hospital

TOMS RIVER: On Sunday, May 21, 2023, at approximately 7:40 PM, police units were dispatched to Route 9, near the intersection of Hecht Drive, for a traffic crash. The initial investigation revealed Elvis Guadulupe Dominguez Avila (unknown address) was traveling southbound on Route 9 when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into an oncoming vehicle forcing it off the roadway and into a driveway exit, where it struck a third vehicle.

All six occupants of the three vehicles were transported to various hospitals including Monmouth Medical South, Community Medical Center and three to Jersey Shore Medical University. Assisting at the scene were the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Ocean County Sheriff CSI, and the State Diversion team.

The accident remains under investigation by the Toms River Traffic Safety Unit and the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office. Charges pending at this time.

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