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Home in Toms River deemed ‘unsafe’ after Jackson man fell into it


TOMS RIVER – A Jackson man who was driving without a license was seriously injured after crashing into a house late Friday night, according to community police.

Toms River Police responded to an accident at about 11:30 p.m. on Cox Cro Road, near the junction of Old Freehold Road.

Jose Lopez-Serrano, 23, had driven a car through several yards and fences and eventually through the outside wall of a home near an attached garage, according to photos posted to the Pleasant Plains Volunteer Fire Department’s Facebook page.

On Jan. 14, Toms River crashed his car into a house (Pleasant Plains Vol. Fire Department via Facebook)

On Jan. 14, Toms River crashed his car into a house (Pleasant Plains Vol. Fire Department via Facebook)

First responders removed Lopez-Serrano from the vehicle and he was airlifted to Jersey Shore Medical Center due to the extent of his injuries.

His condition was not known as of Sunday afternoon.

The home was inspected by the Toms River Building Authority and found to be structurally unsafe, police said.

Lopez-Serrano was fined for not staying in lane, reckless driving, driving without a license, driving with a suspended driver’s license, and failing to show an insurance card.

Police said other charges were pending as of Sunday as the accident was still under investigation.

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