Saturday, December 28, 2013

Waretown Man Suffers Head Injury After SUV Crashes into Pole and Overturns

Galloway Township Police responded on December 27, 2013 at 5:11 p.m. to N. New York Road (Route 9) in the area of Kings Highways for a single vehicle accident.

The accident as described was a single vehicle accident into a utility pole. Philip Restifo, 75, of Waretown NJ, was traveling north on Route 9 when his vehicle, a 2014 Honda CRV, left the roadway to the right shoulder and struck a utility pole.  Restifo's vehicle became overturned in the process.

Restifo was transported to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center, Mainland Division with a head injury. Galloway Police alternated traffic for approximately twenty (20) minutes while the scene was cleared. 

Patrolman Ken Snuffer is investigating the accident. According to Police, the investigation is ongoing and summons have not been issued.


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