Media Release - DWI / Motor Vehicle Accident

Date and Time: 10/10/2011 18:20

Location:  White Horse Pike & Pomona Road

Number of Vehicles: Two

Type of accident (Head on, pedestrian, etc.):  Two vehicle crash

If road closed, how long: North bound Pomona Road between The White Horse Pike and Koch Avenue was closed for approximately one hour

Name, age, sex, and city of drivers

Hyundai – Grant Price 43yoM from Millville, NJ 

Ford-Tarrant Jones 20yoM from Galloway, NJ

Year, make, model of vehicles: 2009 Hyundai Sonata   1993 Ford Mustang

Number of injured: 3

Name (unless juvenile), age, sex, and city of each injured:

Grant Price 43yo of Millville complained of neck pain and transported to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center City Division. 

Passenger in Grant’s vehicle- Eric Walden of Galloway suffered injuries to his chest and was transported to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center City Division.

Tarrant Jones – 20yo of Galloway injured his leg and collar bone and was transported to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center Mainland Division.  

Assisting agencies or departments: Pomona Volunteer Fire Company – Galloway Township EMS – Atlanticare Paramedics

Investigating Officer: Officer Jacqueline Crocker #98

Summonses issued: Grant Price was charged with Driving while intoxicated, Reckless Driving, and Failure to yield.

Describe how the collision occurred:  

Price was driving his vehicle east bound on The White Horse Pike and attempted to make a left turn onto Pomona Road.  Price turned in front of oncoming traffic and was struck by a Ford Mustang driven by Tarrant Jones who was traveling west bound on The White Horse Pike.  

Pomona volunteer fire department responded to the accident and extricated Walden from the vehicle.  All three individuals involved in the crash were transported to the hospital for their injuries.

 

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