TOMS RIVER, NJ – On Friday, January 14, 2022, at approximately 11:25 PM, police were dispatched to Cox Cro Road, near the intersection of Old Freehold Road, for a serious motor vehicle accident involving a vehicle into a house. The initial investigation revealed, Jose Lopez-Serrano, 23 of Jackson, piloted a vehicle through several yards and fences, and eventually into a house before coming to rest. Mr. Lopez-Serrano was extricated from the vehicle by Pleasant Plains Fire Company and flown to Jersey Shore Medical Center due to the extent of his injuries.
The home was inspected by the Toms River Building Department and deemed structurally unsafe. Mr. Lopez-Serrano was cited for Failure to Maintain Lane, Reckless Driving, Driving Without a License, Driving with a Suspended License, and Failure to Exhibit an Insurance Card. Additional Charges are pending at this time. The accident remains under investigation by Toms River Traffic Safety Officer Terry Warren.