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Tractor-Trailer And Bicyclists Involved In Barnegat Light Crash

An apparent motor vehicle accident involving two bicyclists and a tractor trailer in Barnegat Light is now under investigation

A Long Beach Township police officer holds one of the bicycles involved in the accident at 30th Street and Central Ave.
A Long Beach Township police officer holds one of the bicycles involved in the accident at 30th Street and Central Ave.

An apparent motor vehicle accident involving two bicyclists and a tractor trailer in Barnegat Light is now under investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and the New Jersey State Police, according to local police.

Investigators were on the scene recreating the accident that occurred at 30th Street and Central Avenue in Barnegat Light near the border with Loveladies around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Members of the Barnegat Light First Aid Squad were seen treating the victims on the ground and then transporting them by ambulance to a medical facility or possible helicopter medivac.

Two bicycles were also seen lying on the grass near the southeast corner of the intersection

Capt. Anthony Deely of the Long Beach Township Police Department said all further details would come through the New Jersey State Police Commercial Vehicle Division and Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, who are overseeing the investgation.

Deely could not comment further on the accident other than to confirm there are no fatalities as of press time.

There is no information at this time as to the identity of the riders or their condition.

The accident scene is near where Bayview Avenue in Barnegat Light ends and turns up 30th Street to Central Avenue/Long Beach Boulevard for southbound traffic to continue in that direction.



Tom August 13, 2013 at 03:56 PM
Apparent accident involving tractor trailer and bicyclists in Barnegat Light. The headline should read.
Cindy Albaugh August 13, 2013 at 05:24 PM
Barnegat light doesn't border with North beach. Barnegat Light borders with Loveladies.
Cindy Albaugh August 13, 2013 at 05:26 PM
Sorry for the typos .... "Barnegat Light" and "North Beach".
Steve Moran August 13, 2013 at 06:38 PM
Thanks Cindy was in a hurry to file this and missed that. Fixed now
Bob August 14, 2013 at 01:26 PM
Any more information?

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