Vehicle Vs. Building Crash In Toms River

Photo courtesy Toms River Police.

TOMS RIVER – Police are investigating an incident that occurred on Jan. 10, where a woman crashed her vehicle into a vacant building on Route 37 west.

The driver, 86-year old Jeanette Martin of Toms River, was parking her 2006 Ford Taurus when her foot slipped off the brake, causing her to accelerate into the building. Her vehicle smashed through the window of the building, causing significant damage.

Neither Martin, nor the 91-year old female passenger in the vehicle was injured during the accident.

Police, Fire and Medical units responded to the scene at 833 Route 37 west. Traffic Officer Robert Westfall is conducting the investigation.

Photo courtesy Toms River Police.