Intoxicated Man Fled Scene of Accident, Later Transported to Hospital
A Villas, N.J. man struck a tree and parked vehicle with a Chevrolet Camaro that was reported stolen
A Villas, N.J. resident was transported to the hospital after a hit and run motor vehicle accident, police said.
Matthew Bland, 27, was allegedly driving a black Chevrolet Camaro down Spaulding Avenue at a high rate of speed on Friday at 1:15 a.m. when he crossed Andover Road and struck a tree and parked vehicle in a yard.
Police responded to the intersection of Spaulding Avenue and Andover Road but Bland allegedly fled the scene in a second vehicle.
The Camaro was later reported stolen from the parking lot of the Forked River House.
Police were dispatched to a Sunrise Boulevard home at 3:07 a.m. for an intoxicated male, Bland, with a severe leg injury. He was then identified as the driver of the Camaro, police said.
The Lacey Township First Aid Squad transported Bland to Jersey Shore Trauma Center.
The incident is under investigation and charges are pending.