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Police: Cell Phone Glance Results in Crash

Man taken to the hospital with injuries

A township man was injured in a Thursday crash that he said was caused by glancing at his cell phone. 

Sixto Colon III was operating a 2010 Hyundai at 11 p.m. when he struck a tree after turning from Maimone Street on to his driveway, said Chief of Police Michael Mastronardy. 

"Mr. Colon reported to Officer Sean Smith that he glanced down to look at his cell phone and struck a tree on the north side of his driveway," the chief said. 

Colon was transported to the Jersey Shore University Medical Center by the Toms River First Aid Squad with leg, back and head injuries, according to Mastronardy. 

Richard J. Thomas February 09, 2013 at 03:05 PM
Stupid is as stupid does.
Project Bluebeam February 09, 2013 at 03:09 PM
Colon is full of crap.
Laci February 09, 2013 at 04:48 PM
Pretty serious injuries from hitting a tree in your own driveway.
Barbara February 09, 2013 at 09:01 PM
Hey, Laci....remember Tiger Woods....
fed up February 10, 2013 at 06:42 PM
Now that is funny sh!t right there.

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