Two-Car Crash Leaves Man Entrapped

Photo courtesy Chad Oberhauser

  LACEY – A man was trapped in an overturned car after a crash on Thursday afternoon, police said.

  The incident occurred around 3 p.m. at the intersection of Lacey Road and Newark Avenue. According to police, 20-year-old Sarah Brennan of Ocean Township was traveling east on Lacey Road in her 2007 Toyota Yaris when 20-year-old Eric Seagle of Toms River, driving his 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee, attempted to make a left turn from the westbound lane of Lacey Road onto Newark Avenue.

  The vehicles collided, and Seagle was trapped in his overturned car.

  Members of the Forked River Fire Department were able to extricate Seagle from his car. Lacey Township EMS were also on scene treating Brennan and Seagle for minor injuries. Seagle was brought to Community Medical Center for further treatment while Brennan was transported to Southern Ocean Medical Center.

  At this time the crash is under investigation. Any with further information is asked to contact Patrolman Shawn Spina at 609-693-6636 ext. 2612.