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Driver Ticketed After Crashing Into Toms River Storefront

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Police Lights (Photo: Jason Rojas/Flickr)
Police Lights (Photo: Jason Rojas/Flickr)

Toms River police say no one was injured when a driver crashed into an H&R Block storefront on Monday, however the motorist was issued a summons for careless driving.

On Tuesday, police said Donald Caruso, 77 of Manchester, allegedly accelerated instead of hitting the brake while attempting to park his vehicle at 864 Route 37 West at about 2 p.m. There were two windows broken and a piece of the framework to the building damaged, according to police spokeswoman Jillian Messina. The Toms River Building Department responded to the scene and deemed the building safe. The car was then removed.

Caruso was issued a summons for careless driving. The accident is being investigated by Toms River Police Officer Brian Appleby.

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