Brick Township police are assisting Howell police in an investigation into a fatal hit-and-run accident on Herbertsville Road Wednesday afternoon.
At about 2 p.m. Wednesday, a bicyclist was fatally struck on the road, which runs from Howell through Brick. Charles McHugh, 58, of Spring Lake was riding near Blewetts Recycling when he was struck from
behind, police said.
The car is described as a 1990s black four-door Toyota with silver
accents on the fender. The passenger's side headlight should be damaged
by the impact with yellow paint transfer from the bicycle. The window
and passenger's side A pillar were also likely damaged.
vehicle was last seen traveling south on Herbertsville Road towards
The Brick Township Police Department is asking residents to report any
unusual activity in their area such as vehicles parked and covered, vehicles parked in backyards of a residence, vehicles left in parking lots for the past few days or vehicles that are no longer at a particular location.
Anyone who may have information regarding the vehicle and driver that fled
the scene is asked to contact Officer Jay Lampiasi at 732-262-1150.