Police Investigating Car Crash That Damaged Building

Photo courtesy Toms River Fire Dept., Company #1

TOMS RIVER – A Manchester man was ticketed for careless driving after accelerating into a storefront Monday afternoon.

Toms River Police said Donald Caruso, 77, failed to hit the brakes while parking his vehicle at 864 Route 37 West, H&R Block. Instead, his car crashed into the building, causing two windows to break and the building’s framework to sustain damage.

No one was injured.

The Toms River building department deemed the structure safe.

Officer Brian Appleby is investigating.