A patient, Justin Chacon, 33 years old, discharged from Bayshore Hospital in Holmdel stole a delivery van, which was left running outside. He made his way to Route 35 and crashed the van into a center median in Middletown. A motorist who witnessed the accident stopped to help and Chacon then stole his car. He crashed that car a few moments later in Holmdel on Route 35 near Union Avenue. Holmdel police initially tasered Chacon and eventually shot him. He is being treated at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

Below video shows the first accident scene.