Last night we reported on a serious accident in which a car and dump truck collided causing serious injuries to the driver of the car who had to be extricated from the vehicle and flown to JSUMC. The NJSP released the follow statement regarding the accident.

The crash occurred at 10:58pm on the Garden State Parkway southbound MP 87.5 in Toms River. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Mack dump truck was operating in the center median cut when it entered into the southbound travel lanes and was struck by a southbound traveling VW Touareg. The driver of the VW sustained serious injuries as a result of the crash. The driver of the Mack was not injured. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.