Lakewood, NJ – Four cars collided today on Route 9, injuring seven people, after a vehicle pulled into heavy traffic from a parking lot, police said, THE ASBURY PARK PRESS REPORTS.
A car pulled into the outer northbound lane of Route 9 near the Howell border at 4:50 p.m. and triggered a chain of events that spread across the four-lane highway, said Lakewood Police Sgt. Leroy Marshall.
Seven people — three adults and four children — were injured as a result, but none of their injuries were considered life-threatening. All seven were taken to local hospitals by Lakewood EMS and Lakewood Hatzolah, the Press reports.