Accident In Toms River Injures Both Drivers

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  TOMS RIVER – A major car accident occurred on Whitty Road after a driver failed to yield at the intersection, hitting another car.

  On May 16, the Toms River Police Department responded to a car crash at the intersection of Old Freehold Road and Whitty Road.

  Jamie Diaz, 33 of Toms River, was driving south on Old Freehold Road when an oncoming driver, Jalil Wardak, 69 of Toms River, collided into her car after making a left turn in front of her.

  Jillian Messina of the Toms River Police Department told Jersey Shore Online that Wardak suffered from a large laceration to his lower right leg and was taken to Jersey Shore Medical Center. Both Toms River EMS and RWJ Barnabas Paramedics responded for injuries of the drivers involved.

  As a result of the accident, Wardak received a citation for Failure to Yield at Right of Way at Intersection. 

  At this time, the accident is being investigated by Toms River Traffic Safety Officer Mark Nater.