A Pittsgrove, Salem County NJ husband and wife riding bicycles on the southbound shoulder of Delsea Drive in Franklin Township, NJ Wednesday afternoon (2/15) were struck by a car, critically injuring the 57-year-old woman and also injuring her 62-year-old husband.
The driver of the 2013 Hyundai Elantra, Emilio Ortega 3rd, of Monroeville NJ, stopped at the scene of the crash. However, Ortega has been charged with two counts of assault by auto. Also, the Monroeville man was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and has been jailed.
The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and the Franklin Township Police Department are investigating.
Critically injured in the crash shortly after 2 p.m. was Susan L. Kinnan. She was airlifted to Cooper Medical Center, Camden. Her husband, John D Kinnan Jr. was transported by ambulance to Cooper and is in stable condition.
More information hopefully to come as details are released by officials.
Editor’s note: Thank you to Matt of NJPen for sharing this Salem County local news.