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Toms River Woman Issued Summons After Accident

Photo: TRPD
Photo: TRPD
A Toms River woman was issued a careless driving summons by police following a two car accident on Whitesville Road Friday morning.

Olive Tourtillott, 77, was driving her Chrysler westbound on Whitesville Road when she attempted to make a left turn in front of Ashley Russano, 22, of Island Heights, who was traveling eastbound in a Honda, according to police spokesman Ralph Stocco.

The two vehicles collided at about 7:56 a.m., causing minor injuries to both drivers, Stocco said. Both were transported to Community Medical Center for evaluation and treatment.

Tourtillott was issued a careless driving summons by police on scene.

Traffic Safety Officer Terry Warren investigated the crash.
Linda Maloney February 07, 2014 at 08:12 PM
Is there a limit on blowfish?
Mac February 07, 2014 at 08:56 PM
let me check the Vicari Code bible on that one Linda - it's a long list of vows that all start out as 'mirror, mirror, on the wall.......
Barbara February 08, 2014 at 06:56 AM
My grandmother could have done a half-pike off that snow pile!
STSV2010 February 08, 2014 at 08:39 AM
I learned to drive in my dad's '55 Pontiac. It was a tank, and my arms hurt from trying to turn the wheels back and forth to park (no power steering or brakes, roll down windows, AM radio. I wish I still had that beauty!
Phil MacKenzie February 08, 2014 at 10:27 AM
Those old car were great, except for the fact they don't give. If these were two cars from the 50s someone would have been killed. Accidents look worse now but are more safe.

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