Marylou Bierwirth, of Whiting injured in head-on collision near Congasia Road in Manchester Township
80-year-old Marylou Bierwirth, of Whiting, has been hospitalized with serious injuries following a head-on collision with a utility trailer. The collision happened on Wednesday evening, December 8, 2021, at about 4:30 p.m. on Route 530, near Congasia Road in Manchester Township, New Jersey.
According to officials, Bierwirth was driving a Toyota Corolla westbound on Route 530, near Congasia Road when her car collided head-on with a utility trailer that was detached from the tow hitch of a Dodge Ram. Meanwhile, another car; a 2013 Buick heading eastbound on Route 530 that accelerated to dodge the crash initial crash was rear-ended by a 2006 Acura.
Bierwirth sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Jersey Shore University Medical Center trauma center In Neptune for medical treatment. She has been listed to be in stable condition. The Buick driver sustained minor injuries but declined treatment.
Investigation into the cause of the crash is still ongoing.