Multiple Crashes On Route 9 In Ocean County, One Injured

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  STAFFORD – One person has been reported injured after several car crashes occurred on Route 9 in the township Wednesday, police said.

  The first crash occurred around 12:40 p.m. on Route 9 near Marybell Road. Aaron Osborne, 41, of Barnegat, was traveling north on Route 9 in a 2018 Chevy Equinox when the car lost traction. As a result, Osborne ran off the road and struck several trees, police said.

  Osborne was transported to Southern Ocean Medical Center for treatment of a minor injury sustained from the collision.

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  Shortly after this crash, a second one occurred near Marybell Road involving two cars. According to police, Alyssa Papiez, 17, of Waretown, crashed into the rear of Jean Rogers, 65, of Barnegat, while he was slowing down from traffic due to Osborne’s collision. No injuries were reported from this crash and both cars were removed from the roadway