Police Investigate Three-Vehicle Crash In Ocean County

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TOMS RIVER – Six people were injured in a three-vehicle crash that is still under investigation, police said.

  The crash took place at around 7:40 p.m. on May 21 near the intersection of Route 9 and Hecht Drive.

  Police said that Elvis Guadulupe Dominguez Avila (address unknown) was heading south on 9 when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into an oncoming vehicle, forcing it off the road into a driveway exit, where it struck a third vehicle.

  All six people in the vehicles were transported to local hospitals, including Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, Community Medical Center and Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

  The accident remains under investigation by the Toms River Traffic Safety Unit and the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office. Charges are pending at this time. Assisting at the scene were the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Ocean County Sheriff CSI, and the State Diversion team.