UPDATE: Traffic Alert – West Lacey Road between Spaulding Avenue and Aspen Road in Forked River – September 20, 2015 at 10:22 a.m.

UPDATE: Traffic Alert – West Lacey Road between Spaulding Avenue and Aspen Road in Forked River – September 20, 2015 at 10:22 a.m.

touch-icon-templateTraffic AlertUPDATE (Roadway reopened as of 1:05 p.m., Sunday, September 20, 2015)

Original Message: Due to a serious motor vehicle accident on West Lacey Road near Aspen Road, the section of West Lacey Road between Aspen Road and Spaulding Avenue in Forked River is closed and not passable. At 10:22 a.m., Sunday, September 20, 2015, a bicyclist from Toms River was travelling west on Lacey Road near Aspen Road when he appears to have veered into the path of a vehicle travelling west on Lacey Road. The vehicle was being operated by a male from Forked River. The victim was flown to Jersey Shore Trauma Center in critical condition after being administered CPR at the scene. Further information will be released upon proper notifications and the furtherance of the investigation.