December 4, 2021
UPPER FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, NJ (MONMOUTH)–It was a busy night for Hope Fire Company of Allentown with two different accidents. The first accident was on Sharon Station Road on the curve about 1/4 mile from Herbert Road at 12:20 a.m. A GMC traveling north bound ran off the opposite side of the roadway and landed on its side in a ditch. There were initial reports of entrapment and Hope Fire Company called backup from Robbinsville, but occupants were able to be talked out of the vehicle before arrival. Allentown EMS/Capital Health transported one occupant to RWJ at Hamilton Hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries. The driver was transported to the police station. Firefighters stood by until the vehicle could be removed from the towing company clearing the scene around 1:30 a.m.
In a separate accident at 12:52 a.m. a Dodge hit a deer on Holmes Mill Road near Walnford Road there were no reported injuries but the vehicle landed in a ditch and was unable to get out of the vehicle. Firefighters helped the occupant out of the vehicle and stood by for NJ State Police and the towing company.
New Jersey State Police is investigating both incidents.