LACEY TWP-On Monday, January 12, 2015, at 7:49 a.m., Officer Jeff Slota and Frederick Anderson responded to a one car motor vehicle accident involving a telephone pole on West Lacey Road near Mule Road in the Bamber Lake section of Lacey Township. Preliminary investigation revealed that the driver, identified as 68-year-old Eugene H. Wolbert of Maple Street in Waretown, NJ, was traveling east on Lacey Road when he crossed over the westbound lane of Lacey Road and struck a telephone pole, splitting the pole in half. After striking the telephone pole, the vehicle continued into the woods where it came to a stop. Eugene Wolbert suffered an arm injury and was transported to Community Medical Center by the Lacey Township EMS. As of the time of this news release, the road is open in both directions. The investigation is continuing.
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