Ocean County Man Arrested In Hit-And-Run Crash

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ABSECON – A Brick Township man has been charged in a hit-and-run accident that injured two pedestrians on the day after Christmas.

Police say 25-year-old Thomas H. Wright is accused of striking a man and a woman with his vehicle who were in the shoulder of Route 30 near the Crest Motel on December 26 shortly before 11 p.m.

According to police, the woman was critically injured while the man sustained moderate injuries.

Wright was taken into custody and police believe he was impaired at the time of the crash.

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The case is being investigated by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Witnesses to the crash are urged to contact the Absecon Police Department at 609-641-0667.