Ocean Gate Bicyclist Seriously Injured In Mill Creek Road Accident

A 23-year-old man was airlifted to Jersey Shore University Medical Center recently after he was struck by a car at the intersection of Mill Creek Road and Point Pleasant Drive, Police Chief Karin T. DiMichele said.

Michael Larose, Ocean Gate, was traveling north on Mill Creek Road on his bicycle when a car driven by John Martin, 48, Ocean Gate, struck him on Dec. 2. Martin was traveling east on Point Pleasant Avenue when the accident occurred, the chief said.

Larose was not wearing a helmet and his bike was not equipped with a light at the time of the accident. No summonses were issued, DiMichele said.

Patrolmen John Houghkirk and Patrick Stesner, the Ocean Gate police department, Bayville First Aid Squad members, Bayville Fire Department members, MONOC paramedics and the Ocean County Sheriff's Department responded, the chief said.

Keeping whats mine December 06, 2013 at 03:54 PM
If its the Larose i know, probly drugs and or alcohol involved.
Tammy M December 07, 2013 at 09:42 AM
Michael LaRose is from Bayville not Ocean Gate. Drugs and Alcohol was not involved. He was released from hospital and recovering from his SERIOUS injuries. Please continue to keep the FAMILY in your prayers..
Keeping whats mine December 07, 2013 at 06:15 PM
Aunt Tammy, its "keeping whats mine". "Probly" is txt speak. And yea right.
Tammy M December 08, 2013 at 12:31 PM
That is your opinion and you are entitled to that. You shouldn't hide your comments behind a alias."keeping what is mine" Regardless it was an unfortunate ACCIDENT.


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