According to Chief Darren McConnell, Jennifer Gonzalez, 18, of Red Bank, was turning left from Knight Street onto eastbound Newman Springs Road when her 2001 Toyota Corolla collided with a westbound 2007 GMC Yukon.
That vehicle, driven by David Berridge, 53, of Middletown, then veered into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a vehicle driven by John McDonnell, 60, of Long Branch.
Most seriously injured, said McConnell. were Gonzalez, who sustained a head injury, and her passenger, Rita Montesinos-Ramires, 40, of Red Bank, who sustained a back injury. Berridge was also transported to the hospital when he complained of chest pains. Ptl. Ashon Lovick, who investigated, issued a careless driving summons Gonzalez, McConnell said. (Photo by Richard Norwood. Click to enlarge)