Whiting, NJ, Man Loses Control of Vehicle, Crashes Into House
An investigation is underway in Manchester Township after a vehicle went from its owner's driveway to the living room of a home across the street Monday night.
Preliminary details from the crash were released by the Manchester Township Police Department.
They say they received a call around 9:53 PM and responded to a home on Milford Avenue to find that a 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis had gone into the residential structure.
It was 64-year-old Clyde Jackson of Whiting who told police that he was backing out of his driveway when he "lost control of his vehicle."
The vehicle then kept going backwards across Milford Avenue and only stopped when it struck through the front wall of the residence on the other side of the road.
Police said that there was someone inside at the time, in the living room, and 57-year-old Gloria Eppig of Dallas, TX, was brought to Community Medical Center in Toms River for treatment and evaluation of non-life-threatening injuries.
As for the driver of the vehicle, Jackson was not injured.