18-year-old Toms River motorcyclist killed in crash
The following is a release from the Brick Township Police Department:
On Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 8:55 a.m., Christopher M. Marino Jr., 18, of Toms River was traveling on a 2016 Suzuki GSX motorcycle north on Brick Boulevard in the area of Hooper Avenue.
George Osgoodby, 77, of Lakewood was stopped in his 2015 Honda CRV in the left turn lane for Bay Harbor Plaza on Brick Boulevard southbound.
As Osgoodby proceeded to make the left turn, Marino impacted the passenger side of Osgoodby’s vehicle. The force of the impact caused Osgoodby’s vehicle to overturn onto its side, trapping him and his passenger, Patricia Osgoodby, 76, of Lakewood.
The Brick Township Police Department’s Patrol Units and Emergency Medical Services along with MONOC Paramedics responded to the scene. Brick Township Fire Companies 21, 22 and 23 along with Silverton Fire Company 29 responded to the scene to extricate both Osgoodbys.
They were both treated at the scene and transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune for complaint of back pain. Marino had succumbed to his injuries on the scene.
The Brick Township Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit responded to the scene to investigate the crash. The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Vehicular Homicide Unit responded to assist in the investigation. The Ocean County Medical Examiner’s Office along the Sheriff Department’s, Criminal Investigation Unit responded to process the scene.
Vehicular traffic on Brick Boulevard northbound was detoured at Hooper Avenue around the scene for approximately two hours during the investigation.
An ongoing investigation is being conducted by Ptl. Lampiasi and Ptl. Donnelly of the Brick Township Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit. Preliminary investigation revealed that speed may have contributed to the cause of the crash.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or who has information pertaining to the crash is asked to contact Ptl. Lampiasi at (732) 262-1141.