Middle Township Police have released more information about an accident Monday afternoon that resulted in a car plunging into the bay at Shellbay Avenue. Here is the narrative on the incident from the police department:
On 6/21/2010 at approximately 2:04 PM the Middle Township Police Department received a report of a vehicle that was partially submerged in water at the Carol Nicoletta Memorial Park located at the end of East Shellbay Avenue. The car, driven by Jenna Davidson, age 21 had been traveling east on Shellbay Avenue and failed to stop in the parking area. Her car traveled over a concrete parking stop and continued east through the park. It then ran through the deck railing of the fishing pier then plunged off of the bulkhead landing nose down in the water. Members of Court House Fire, Middle EMS, Court House Towing and Auto Tow responded to assist at the scene. The driver was transported to Cape Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Davidson was charged with careless driving, driving while intoxicated, as well as driving an uninsured vehicle.
The crash is being investigated by Ptlm. Leon Linthicum and Ptlm. Rob McHale.