Woman, Elderly Man Both Die When SUV Hits Jersey Shore Restaurant
EAGLESWOOD — Two people, including a 91-year-old man, were killed when their SUV hit a Jersey Shore restaurant on Wednesday.
State Police spokesman Lt. Ted Schaefer the 2009 GMC SUV was heading northbound on Route 9 in Eagleswood when it veered across the two lane highway, hit the sidewalk, a guide wire and a lamp post before hitting the side of Calloway's restaurant, on the southbound just after 3 p.m. 6ABC video of the crash scene showed that the SUV did not go through the wall.
A 91-year-old man, Albert Rulon of Tuckerton and the driver, 54-year-old woman,Patty Rulon, from Manahawkin were killed in the crash. A 15-year-old boy, Charles Rulon, was severely injured in the crash. Three medical helicopters were brought to the scene, according to Schaefer.
STORY CONTINUES AFTER THE GALLERY
The SUV was the only vehicle involved in the crash and an investigation continues into what caused Patty Rulon to lose contro;. No one was injured inside Calloway's, according to Schaefer,
Route 9 was closed in both directions for much of the afternoon commute for cleanup and investigation causing big traffic delays.
Many area fire and rescue crews responded to the crash including the Eagleswood, Parkertown and Stafford Fire Departments and Quality, Great Bay & Tuckerton EMS . MONOC was the ALS. Medevac were AtlantiCare,MONOC 1 & PennStar