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VIDEO UPDATE: About 15 People Injured In Accident On New Hampshire Avenue

First Emergency personnel on scene immediately declared it an MCI (mass casualty incident), according to The Lakewood Scoop

About 15 were injured when a 15-passenger van collided with an SUV at the intersection of New Hampshire Avenue and Oberlin Avenue Tuesday, according to The Lakewood Scoop.

First Emergency personnel on scene immediately declared it an MCI (mass casualty incident), and requested mutual aid from every Emergency Service in Lakewood and neighboring townships, according to The Lakewood Scoop.

Patients were transported to KMC, Jersey Shore and Brick Hospital. One was airlifted and at least one is in critical condition, according to The Lakewood Scoop.

More information can be found here.

WhyohWhy January 30, 2013 at 08:51 PM
So....This was in such poor taste, first for the person filming it and second for anyone forwarding it on. You the Patch are just as bad for putting this on as NEWS. If I was one of the family members whose loved one was involved in that accident I would be suing the ass off you (the person who filmed it)for invasion of privacy. Have you no decency as a human being or respect for another person. How dare you???
Margie January 30, 2013 at 09:02 PM
And u watched it so does that make u any better ?
Margie January 30, 2013 at 09:04 PM
Besides it was supposedly a bad wreck. . Maybe if ppl see something like that they might have lil more careful instead of careless
bayboat January 30, 2013 at 10:09 PM
RR...There is no privacy when you're out in public. PS chill
C January 30, 2013 at 10:50 PM
I don't see what was so offensive, disrespectful or in bad taste. It was a video of a very serious accident where trained personnel came together from every town & secured the scene & took care of the injured in a very professional manner. If one of my family members were ever in a bad accident, (Gosh forbid) I would want to see the video & I'm sure they would too.
Don Mulvey January 31, 2013 at 12:17 AM
I'm thinking they were filming "for the lawsuits", just saying.
. January 31, 2013 at 12:46 AM
I read elsewhere that the drive responsible had no license and is being held by immigration!
A. Nonie January 31, 2013 at 05:40 PM
The police are still figuring out what happened yet so please do not jump to comclusions. Yes, The driver of the SUV was unlicensed and is being held on a detainer from ICE but eyewitnesses at the scene said the driver of the van was in the far right lane and tried making a left turn so it was his fault the accident occured. Either way, they have not laid blame on either driver yet so please wait until the police conclude their investigation before you assume.
nan February 01, 2013 at 05:36 PM
I agree with C. I did not find it offensive. People need to see this fact of life. Many drivers lack rudimentary common sense and perhaps viewing this video will enlighten them. How many thousands of words does it equal? But we need elected officials aka political hacks to wake up the the poorly designed roads and lack of planning for the increased traffic. Many areas lack any shoulder. Poor lighting throughout. Not enough traffic control devices (not necessarily lights). And most of all more pedestrian crossings. This was not part of this accident but is part of the problem in too many cars on the road decried loudly by Political hacks but never seriously addressed.
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