On Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at approximately 11:07 a.m., a green 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe traveling north in the parking lot of Super Stop and Shop, located at 400 Lacey Rd. in Manchester’s Whiting section, collided with a grey 2012 Nissan Altima that was traveling east. As a result of the impact, the operator of the Hyundai inadvertently accelerated, causing the vehicle to run off of the roadway and strike a tree before rolling over on its driver side.
The driver of the Santa Fe, 76-year-old William Barry of Whiting, was properly restrained and was transported to Community Medical Center for possible injuries sustained during the rollover. The passenger inside the Hyundai, 43-year-old Carol Ann Barry, was also properly restrained and was transported to Community Medical Center for a complaint of chest pain. The operator of the Nissan Altima, 96-year-old Caroline Baynon, did not suffer any injuries as a result of the collision and declined medical attention.
Assisting at the scene were the Whiting Volunteer Fire Department, Quality Medical Transport, and Paramedics from MONOC. The crash remains under investigation by Patrolman Ian Bole from the Manchester Township Police Traffic Safety Section.