The Traffic Safety Unit & Detective Division are seeking the public’s assistance to help determine the details of a hit and run motor vehicle crash that occurred on Tuesday evening, March 9th. This crash left a 77-year-old Matawan woman in critical condition.
At 6:57 pm, members of the Patrol Division responded to a report of a body in the shoulder of the roadway in front of the Mediterranean Chateau located at 27 Freneau Ave. (State Highway 79). Patrol units arrived on scene and located the female victim lying in the shoulder of the northbound lane. She was treated at the scene by PD Advanced Services Unit members, Bayshore Emergency Medical Service and Hackensack Meridian Paramedics, then transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center where she remains hospitalized in critical condition.
The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Serious Collision Analysis Response Team (SCART) responded to the scene and is continuing to assist in the investigation.
Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact Traffic Safety Unit Supervisor, Sgt. Joseph Lovallo, or Detective Charles Henry by calling Matawan PD Dispatch at (732) 566-1010 or by contacting Detective Ryan McAndrews, of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 800-533-7443. Any information provided will be kept confidential.