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MVA with Collapse in Howell

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August 02, 2023 | NEW JERSEY Howell OEM, Correspondent
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.

HOWELL, NJ - On Wednesday, August 2nd at 7:00 A.M., Howell Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident with a vehicle reportedly into a home located at 1 Blue Bird Lane. First arriving police units observed a male outside of his car with minor injuries. The homeowner at this time was unaccounted for. The Howell Police immediately conducted an exterior search for the resident 

Howell Fire District 19-3, (Southard Fire Company) responded to the scene, Lt. Joe Geary did a quick size up and with the initial report of the resident missing, immediately requested Howell Office of Emergency Management, District 19-1 (Squankum Fire Company) and Asbury Park Technical Rescue. The vehicle collided into the rear of the house, causing a portion of the roof to collapse into the living quarters of the home. 

Members shored up the damaged portion of the house, and did a primary search of the residence. While doing the primary search, police verified that the homeowner was not home at the time of the accident. 

The building was shored up and secured. Luckily, there was only one minor injury to the driver. He was transported to the hospital for evaluation by the Howell First Aid Squad. 

The accident remains under investigation by the Howell Police Traffic Unit. 

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Howell OEMCorrespondent

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