Police Investigate Stafford Motor Vehicle Crash

Route 72 in Manahawkin (Photo by Jason Allentoff)

STAFFORD – Police are investigating a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Route 72 and Doc Cramer Boulevard on Oct. 2.

At approximately 2:30 p.m., police responded to the intersection where a 2015 Nissan Pickup truck and 1997 Jeep Wrangler collided.

The Nissan’s driver, 55-year old Robert Kruez of Long Branch, was traveling east approaching the intersection when he collided with the Jeep. In the Jeep was 20-year old Sierra Callahan of West Creek, who was stopped at the red traffic signal at the time of impact.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

Kreuz was airlifted to the Atlantic City Medical Center with multiple injuries but remains in stable condition. Callahan sustained minor injuries.

Officer Ed Kunder is investigating the crash. Anyone who witnessed this accident should contact Officer Kunder at Ekunder@staffordpolice.org.