On Saturday, August 9, 2014, at approximately 9:13 a.m., a pedestrian was struck while crossing the street at the intersection of South Columbus and County Route 530 in the Whiting section of Manchester Township.
Seventy-one year old Pauline Zuccaro, who resides in Whiting, was walking west on County Route 530 on the sidewalk of the westbound side of County Route 530 when she crossed the intersection at South Columbus Street and was struck by a vehicle turning left onto South Columbus from County Route 530.
The driver of the vehicle, Carole Tunstall, 66, also of Whiting, was operating a 2002 Chrysler Concord at the time of the crash. The pedestrian struck the passenger side fender and door of the vehicle and was knocked to the ground.
The pedestrian did not suffer any life threatening injuries and was alert and conscious at the scene. She was transported by the Whiting Volunteer First Aid Squad to Community Medical Center in Toms River for treatment of her injuries, which consisted of a complaint of left leg, back, shoulder, and chest pain.
This Crash is under investigation by Patrolman Antonio Ellis of the Manchester Township Police Traffic Safety Section.