Bicyclist Hit By Car In Brick, Suffers Injuries

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  BRICK – A bicyclist suffered head and internal injures after being hit by a car on Princeton Ave., police said. 

  On July 14, a crash between a car and a bicyclist occurred around 3:10 p.m. at the intersection of Princeton Avenue and Stoneham Drive.

  According to police, Jennifer Amato, 41, of Brick, was driving east in Princeton Ave. in front of Windward Beach. Donovan Martinez, 18, of Brick, was also traveling east on Princeton Ave. on bike in the east bound bicycle lane by Windward Beach.

  As Amato was approaching the bicyclist, Martinez turned left attempting to cross Princeton Ave. in front of Amato. Amato then collided into Martinez and was thrown from the bicycle, police said.

  Both the Brick Township Police Department’s Patrol Units and Emergency Medical Services and the Robert Wood Johnson Paramedics responded to the scene. As a result of the crash, Martinez suffered from head and internal injuries and was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center. 

  At this time, the investigation is ongoing and being conducted by Brick Township Police Department Traffic Safety Unit. Anyone who may have witnessed or has information related to the crash is asked to contact Ptl. Daniel Fogarty #211 at 732-262-1141.