Fatal Traffic Accident on Route 37 in Toms River

December 6, 2021

TOMS RIVER, NJ (OCEAN)–On Monday, December 6, 2021, at approximately 8:56 a.m. police units were dispatched to the intersection of Route 37 and Oak Ridge Parkway for a reported motor vehicle accident. Initial investigation revealed Crystal Calpin, 29 of Toms River, was travelling west on Route 37, approaching the intersection of Oak Ridge Parkway when she failed to stop for the red traffic signal. Ms. Calpin proceeded through the intersection at a high rate of speed and collided with a vehicle travelling south on Oak Ridge Parkway.

Ms. Calpin was transported to Community Medical Center, where she succumbed to her injuries. Both occupants of the other vehicle were transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center where they are listed in critical condition.

The accident remains under investigation by the Toms River Police Traffic Safety Unit.