On Wednesday September 6, 2017 at 9:09AM a single motor vehicle collision occurred on Route 72 at Mill Creek Road involving a fully loaded tandem dump truck. The dump truck was operated by William Pasco Jr 58 of Forked River, Nj. Pasco was traveling east on Route 72 when Pasco suffered a medical condition resulting in control loss of the vehicle. Pasco’s dump truck struck a curb and several traffic signed before running off the road into a wooded area at the corner of Route 72 and Mill Creek Road.
Pasco suffered minor injury and was transported to Southern Ocean Medical Center where he is expected to be released. Traffic was shifted away from the scene during the investigation and removal for approximately 3 hours. No charges have been filed at the time. Patrolman Justin Pascale is the investigating officer.