1 dead, 1 injured after multi-vehicle crash on Rt. 33 in Howell Twp


Date Published: 2022/03/12

HOWELL TOWNSHIP, NJ (MONMOUTH COUNTY) – A man was killed and another was injured in a multi-vehicle crash on Route 33 in Howell Township early yesterday, according to information from local news sources.

The crash happened on westbound Route 33 near Colts Neck Road at around 12:05 a.m., when the driver of a 2004 Ford F-150 pickup truck, a man from Jackson, reportedly crossed over the intersection and into the lane of oncoming traffic.

There, he sideswiped a 2004 Kia Rio and continued westbound, against the flow of eastbound traffic. He then crashed head-on into a 2010 Dodge Challenger.

The impact caused the Ford to roll over and resulted in its driver being ejected.

The driver of the Challenger, a man from Neptune Township, died at the scene.

The driver of the Ford was taken to the hospital for the treatment of critical injuries.

The woman driving the Kia was not hurt in the crash.

Authorities continue to investigate the incident at this time.

Written by: Brach Eichler Injury Lawyers
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