MIDDLETOWN, NJ -The Middletown Twp. Police Department continues to investigate a serious motor vehicle crash which occurred on Leonardville Rd near 12th Street Friday Night.  Preliminary investigation reveals that a 1999 Chevy Tahoe being operated by Mark Gorski  51 years old from Hazlet was traveling westbound on Leonardville Rd approaching 12th St when a second vehicle a 2013 Ford Mustang being operated by Jacqueline Weidimeyer 23 years old from the Belford section of Middletown made a left turn from 12th St onto Leonardville Rd in front of Mr. Gorski causing Mr. Gorski’s vehicle to strike Ms. Weidimeyer’s vehicle on the driver’s side.

After the impact  Mr. Gorski’s vehicle continued west on Leonardville Rd, crossing over into the oncoming lane and struck a Hyundi SUV being operated by Barbra Vilanova from the Leonardo section of Middletown.  Mr. Gorski’s vehicle then flipped onto it’s side and caught fire.  As a result of the crash Ms. Weidimeyer had to be extricated from her vehicle by responding rescue units and was flown to JSMC in Neptune where she remains in stable condition.  Mrs. Vilanova was also transported to JSMC by ambulance and was held overnight as a result of her injuries.  Mr. Gorski was transported to Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank and was treated for injuries.  As a result of the preliminary investigation Mr. Gorski was charged with DWI, additional charges may be filed as the investigation continues.  The crash is being investigated by Cpl. Darrin Simon and Cpl. Nick Caprio from the Departments Traffic & Safety Bureau.  Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or can provide any additional information is asked to contact the Traffic & Safety Bureau at 732-615-2045.

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