A Saturday afternoon accident sent two people to area hospitals, police said. One remains in critical condition.
The crash occurred on Brick Boulevard approximately 300 feet south of Pine Tree Drive, according to Brick Police Traffic Safety Officer Scott Dierking.
Dierking said Susan M. Graham, 79, of Riverdale, was waiting to pull out of Cameron's Scottish Food store when, for an unknown reason, she pulled her 2010 Toyota Sienna minivan into the path of 2011 Honda Accord being driven by Frances B. Braz, 89, of Lakewood.
Graham was transported to by Brick Police EMS. She was treated for a bruised left knee and released, Dierking said.
Braz was transported by Brick Police EMS and MONOC Paramedics to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, with a fractured spine. She remains there in critical but stable condition.
Brick Police Officers Robert Scelfo, Vincent Rosa and Special Police Officer John Kisch responded to assist with traffic.
Traffic Safety Officers Dierking and Jay Lampiasi are investigating the crash.
Any witnesses are asked to contact the traffic safety office at 732-262-1140.