Prosecutor: Fatal Weekend Accident Leaves Motorcyclist Dead, Passenger Seriously Injured

A weekend three-vehicle collision has left a motorcyclist dead and his passenger hospitalized with serious injuries, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Monday.

The accident took place on a rural road in Marlboro Township shortly before 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug.13. Members of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Marlboro Township police responded to the area of Tennent Road and Peregrine Drive.

There, first responders found the three vehicles involved: a Ford Explorer, driven by a 46-year-old female from Long Branch, a GMC Acadia driven, by a 52-year-old man, of Hillsborough, and a Harley-Davidson motorcycle driven by a 40-year-old man, of Piscataway.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, and his passenger, a 32-year-old woman from Piscataway, was transported via medical helicopter to Jersey Shore Regional Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries not believed to be life-threatening. The drivers of the other two vehicles remained on the scene and were not seriously injured. 

The circumstances surrounding the accident remain under active investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has any information about it is urged to contact MCPO Detective Nicolas Logothetis at 800-533-7443 or Marlboro Township Police Department Corporal David Ruditsky at 732-536-0100.

John Caroli
BCS Wealth Management