Two Brick Residents Hospitalized after Saturday Crash

Driver and passenger remain in critical condition after striking utility pole, parked car

Two men from Brick are currently listed in critical condition at Jersey Shore University Medical Center after a motor vehicle accident which took place just before 2 a.m. on Saturday morning, on Cherry Quay Road.

23 year-old Waleed Emara of Brick was driving a 2009 Infiniti G37, accompanied by his passenger, 21 year-old Steven Wilson, also of Brick. Emara was driving north on Cherry Quay Road, about a quarter-mile from Drum Point Road, according to the Brick Township Police Department.

At that time, police say that after Emara navigated a curve in the road, he subsequently lost control of the vehicle and began continuing northbound in the southbound lane of travel. Emara then struck a utility pole on the opposite side of the roadway, which caused his vehicle to overturn and eventually also hit a parked car at 304 Cherry Quay Road.

Brick Police described that at the time the men hit the parked car, both were thrown approximately 25 feet from their own vehicle. According to witnesses interviewed by authorities, they observed Emara's car passing them and traveling at a high rate of speed just before the crash.

Multiple officers and EMS personnel arrived on scene, and stabilized both Emara and Wilson. The pair were transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, where they are listed in critical condition, according to Brick Police. Electrical wires were down in the vicinity of the crash area where Emara initially hit the utility pole, and that section of Cherry Quay Road remains closed at this time.

Sgt. David Bedrosian and Ptl. Jay Lampiasi from the Brick Township Police Department's Traffic Safety Division are investigating the accident. 

Patti Magnusson November 26, 2012 at 06:26 PM
Well said Susan Rowe!
PMB November 26, 2012 at 06:35 PM
My son Stephen Is also a Very Good Friend Of Steve's. Our Family's prayers are with Him and his Family. He is a very STRONG YOUNG man, a fighter, who I am proud to know. Keep Fighting Steve PLEASE!
Ashamed November 26, 2012 at 08:37 PM
WMS826, LeeLee and anyone else on here that wants to get on here and preach about what is right and wrong, why don't you go get a life yourself and stay off blogs where you hide behind a computer to spew crap on tragic stories. There are situations in life that are just tragic, whether someone's actions, or inactions, contributed in the situation or not, they are human tradgedies and you writing non-sense that will undoubtly just cause more pain to a family already grieving is beyond the boundaries of civility and decency. If you feel the need to preach, at least use your own name and not hide behind some blog name so people can see who you are and for the true person you are. It's sad that true ignorance and self righteous jerks are alive and well in Brick! The families and victims here are in all "decent" people's prayers, without qualification.
ttfn November 26, 2012 at 10:25 PM
Why are you guys arguing on a comment board? Its like pissing into the wind (if your a guy of coarse)
citizen November 27, 2012 at 01:06 AM
Hope you're happy!
Jess November 27, 2012 at 02:32 AM
You people are all truley disgusting ... Cruel and cold hearted . It is completely unessessary to state ur opinion about teenage driving, speed limits , drinking and driving or anything else u are all bitching about when someone jut lost their life ... It doesn't matter what happened , at this moment what matters is that brick lost an amazing kid and there are hundreds of ppl and his poor family who r heart broken .. Grow up and have some compassion . I am sick to my stomach reading some of these posts what is wrong with you ??! Rest in peace Waleed we all love u and I am so sorry that there are such cold people out there .. Rest easy ur in my heart and mind always
J. Dixon November 27, 2012 at 03:03 AM
I know this young man, Waleed, only from his Father's diner and he had an INFECTIOUS smile and personality; was ALWAYS polite and making jokes. That is saying a lot for a person, especially a young man his age. Regardless of the circumstances behind the accident, a young man has now died, and another is in a hospital bed. I pray for his recovery and for the soul of Waleed Emara. He will surely be the brightest star in the sky! God bless them both, and God bless their families and loved ones.
Stacy M November 27, 2012 at 03:12 AM
I never said anything bad about this young man. I simply stated my opinion and I also prayed and I still am for the other young man and both their famlies and friends! I didn't attack anyone and most certainly did not wish death upon either!! Everyone that knew and loved waleed and steve my heart goes out to you. I truly am sorryfor your loss.... I've lost a chold in this manner and know what the parents are going through my words are not hurt anyone, they are simply trying to help another..... Bless you all
Jack A. November 27, 2012 at 03:40 AM
you would say this ya gilbert
sandyshore November 27, 2012 at 11:39 AM
So here you bash them telling lies and making people think they are trouble makers....hmmm!!!
sandyshore November 27, 2012 at 11:40 AM
Then here you start to change your story!
sandyshore November 27, 2012 at 11:40 AM
And here even more, and then you start to attack someone ....hmmm
sandyshore November 27, 2012 at 11:41 AM
and look at you here!!! Hard to take for you because you dont know what you are talking about!!
sandyshore November 27, 2012 at 11:42 AM
Here you say you know Steve....
sandyshore November 27, 2012 at 11:42 AM
nice to see you may have a heart!
sandyshore November 27, 2012 at 11:43 AM
Did you forget bad mouthing them a few post ago??
sandyshore November 27, 2012 at 11:47 AM
Sorry for your loss....Dont believe you attacked anyone, you were attacked. Your right you can have an opinion, alot are upset rightfully so.
anonymous November 27, 2012 at 02:45 PM
I agree, everyone on here is just upset about this accident, how it happened and the unfortunate loss of a young life. Everyone wants the same thing here, for the boy Steve to recover and for our young drivers to realize that If speeding was an element than it could have been prevented. Lee Lee I am sorry that you had to experience such a loss, I am sure it is hard to hear about another accident that ended so tragically.
Anonymous November 27, 2012 at 03:24 PM
just wanted to say that I looked over some of the posts you commented on and you were right, although I am not the only one who goes by Anonymous on this thing, I deleted mine, and perhaps the others will too. There are things I shouldn't have said on here, I am just as upset as everyone else on this forum. I feel horrible for the families involved and my emotions have gotten the best of me.
Sally Samy November 27, 2012 at 06:16 PM
are u sick !! why in the world would u be wishing someone's family or child pain !! Iv'e known him for so long and i dont respect u saying such things !! hes a very nice and loving guy so dont u dare say such things !
Brickresident November 28, 2012 at 05:22 PM
id love to see what this d-bag looks like. im sure we all pass this person at wawa.
Diamond Dee November 29, 2012 at 01:12 AM
I watched Waleed grow from a bright little neighborhood boy into a brilliant, polite, caring young man. His parents and other family members are respectable members of our community. How dare some of you out there say negative things about people you don't know. I do know them and they are good people. I will miss Waleed's smile and his warm hello for the rest of my life and pray he is at peace and that his family finds peace in time. I will pray for Steve and his family that recovery is forthcoming. I will pray for peace to everyone here who chooses to write good things. To those with words of hate and poison, you need it too, so I will pray for you to blessed with compassion someday.
Taylor Gandino November 29, 2012 at 10:08 AM
Are you people serious?? This is a human life! Keep your opinions to yourselves. Our area has experienced SO many deaths, ALL TRAGEDIES, involving good people- sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers, friends. Im 25 and cant count how many good friends i buried. I wish that death and grief upon no one. Waleed, God rest your soul. My thoughts and prayers are with all victims and family members involved.
nan November 29, 2012 at 04:16 PM
I am sure seat belts were not used. Whether or not anyone believes in using the belts the truth is that the worst injuries are incurred in "exiting the" vehicle when they are not used.
Stacy M December 02, 2012 at 12:48 AM
Prayers are with the family. Tradegy of this kind can be prevented if people wouldn't drive dangerously! I'm sick of all you people thinking I don't have a heart and don't feel bad for the family. I DO! You can all go to HELL! If it wasn't someone you knew you would be saying the same! That's the choice we have whether you like it or not HE WAS WRONG!!
anonymous December 11, 2012 at 03:06 PM
Steven Wilson sadly passed away this morning.
Eric December 11, 2012 at 07:58 PM
Steven Wilson R.I.P Your were a heck of a guy that enjoyed life, how life should be joyed, you were a heck of a scooter rider and you always had the best at times... Your a true legend and will never be forgotten R.I.P Buddy!
susan Rowe December 12, 2012 at 01:58 AM
steve......i prayed by your bed side.......and prayed more at home.......and prayed in the car and prayed some more....i even begged God and asked for you to please be a Christmas miracle for your family. It didn't work. It simply didn't work. Steve i'm so lost. This is so heartbreaking...The candle vigil held for you tonight was beautiful and showed the quantity of people you touched in life. Simply amazing. I now pray again for comfort someday for your family who now live live without their son...without their brother and all of us without you as a friend. Rest in peace in Gods arms. you were a fine young man with so much life ahead. Love and Hugs to you all the way to heaven sweet child. Heartbroken doesn't cover it. Love mama Rowe
Rusty trumbone April 10, 2013 at 08:33 AM
To all you people that said Waleed was this brilliant amazing young man your full of shit. You think he bought an infinity by working at his dads diner? He sold drugs, did drugs, he drank an he drove. Steve wasn't at fault but he should've known better then to get inside a car with an impaired driver. Yes we all make mistakes noones perfect. But to do this shit on a regular basis eventually your luck is going to run out. Noone can drive faster then there angel can fly. Stress the fact of not operating a motor vehicle impaired. It's a danger to everyone. RIP guys I just wish everyone would make better decisions
Rusty trumbone April 10, 2013 at 08:38 AM
I assume they were impaired because they drank every night, smoked all kinds of weed and didn't think twice about anything. I drive that road everyday and to get killed on it makes no sense. It's a strait road with a 17 inch curve. Lookin cool speeding yelling yolo gets people's friends killed.


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