Brick Woman Hospitalized After Accident With Police Car
Accident occurred at Jackson and Midvale avenues
An accident involving a township police car that sent a woman to the hospital over the weekend is still under investigation.
The accident occurred Saturday morning just after 11 a.m. at the intersection of Jackson and Midvale avenues, according to Brick Police Sgt. David Bedrosian.
Bedrosian said a marked township police car being driven by Officer Patrick J. Cook, 42, hit the front left side of a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu being driven by Donna M. Bousquet, 56, of Brick, as bother were proceeding through the intersection.
The intersection is unmarked and not controlled by any traffic control device, Bedrosian said.
After the crash, Cook stopped the police car and Bousquet's vehicle came to a final rest partially on the front lawn of 459 Jackson Avenue.
Bousquet was taken to Ocean Medical Center after complaining of pain in her head, neck and chest. Cook was not hurt.
Cook had been in the area investigating a domestic violence call in which a suspect had fled the scene, Bedrosian said.
In addition to Officer Vincent Rosa, Detective George Waldhelm and Sergeant Thomas Sindel, Brick Police EMS responded to the scene. The crash is now being investigated by Bedrosian and Officer Jay Lampiasi of the Brick Township Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit.