FREEHOLD – A two-vehicle collision in Tinton Falls that left two people dead yesterday evening remains under investigation, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced Friday.
Shortly after 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, members of the Monmouth County Serious Collision Analysis Response Team (SCART), the Prosecutor’s Office, and the Tinton Falls Police Department responded to the area of Shafto Road (County Route 547) and Asbury Avenue (County Road 16). At that location, first responders located the two vehicles involved in the collision: a 2021 Audi S6 driven by a 36-year-old male resident of Manalapan, and a 2005 Ford Freestyle driven by a 52-year-old female resident of Brick Township.
The female motorist was pronounced deceased at the scene, while the male driver was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries a short while later. There were no passengers in either vehicle, and the identities of the drivers are being temporarily withheld pending family notification.
The crash remains under investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, Monmouth County SCART and Tinton Falls Police Department. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has any information about it is urged to contact MCPO Detective Brian Boryszewski at 800-533-7443 or Tinton Falls Police Department Corporal David Ebert at 732-542-4422.