MANAHAWKIN, NJ – On Thursday, June 17th at 3:37 PM a motor vehicle collision occurred on Route 539 near Cervetto Road. The crash involved a 1998 Volkswagen convertible operated by Fiona Kaufman, 19 of Mays Landing. After passing Cervetto Road, Kaufman lost control of her vehicle resulting in striking a parked pickup truck in a driveway and coming to rest after crashing into a large tree.
At the time of the collision, Kaufman was not wearing a seatbelt. She sustained head trauma and was subsequently flown to Atlantic City Medical Center for treatment. Kaufman had two other passengers on board, both juveniles, who sustained minor injuries and were treated at Southern Ocean Medical Center and released.
The crash is currently under investigation by Officer Pascale and Officer DeMarco of the Traffic Safety Bureau. Any witnesses are asked to call 609-597-1189, extension 8436.