STAFFORD-On 12/29/14, Stafford Police were contacted by the Southern Ocean Medical Center at approximately 8:41 p.m. in reference to a juvenile male age 16 who was brought in for head trauma from a motor vehicle incident. At the hospital it was learned that a group of friends were behind the Wal-Mart store when the 16 year old juvenile jumped on the hood of a vehicle operated by Bailey Reid, 17 of Manahawkin. Reid started to drive with the juvenile holding onto the hood, and the juvenile fell from the hood of the vehicle sustaining major head trauma. The juvenile was transported to the hospital by his friends and was later flown to Jersey Shore Medical Center for his injuries. He is currently in critical condition.
The incident is under investigation by Officer Justin Pascale of the Traffic Safety Unit.