Two male motorcyclists were involved in a serious accident with a man driving a pickup truck in Stafford near the elementary school on Route 9. Both motorcyclists were transported for medical attention immediately after the crash occurred. The motorcyclists, both men, aged 23 and 27, were from Manahawkin and West Creek, respectively. One of the men was flown to a nearby trauma center with severe internal injuries.
The accident occurred at 8:50 pm, when both motorcyclists were traveling south on Route 9. The driver of the pickup truck was heading north on the same highway near the elementary school in Stafford. The driver of the truck tried to turn left into the school’s parking lot when his vehicle crashed into the two motorcyclists.
The 23-year-old motorcyclist had internal injuries after the accident and was taken to the Southern Ocean Medical Center by ground transportation. The other driver of the motorcycle, the 27-year-old man, had severe internal injuries. He was flown by Penn Star 2 to the Atlantic City Trauma Center for immediate care.
The driver of the truck was uninjured after the crash. Both motorcycles were badly damaged after the crash and had to be towed from the scene of the accident. Route 9 traffic was stopped and rerouted after the accident for two hours.
The driver of the truck received a summons after the accident for careless driving. The accident is currently under investigation by the Stafford Township Police Department. Police officials are asking any witnesses to the accident to contact the department.
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