Search for answers continues after SUV plows into Wall, NJ Township High School
It's unclear at this point what led to a student crashing an SUV into the Wall High School building on Tuesday afternoon but the accident is under investigation.
There have been a few of these types of accidents of late across Monmouth County and Ocean County with vehicles losing control and ending up inside a high school, house, or church.
On Monday night in Manchester Township, police said that a man was pulling out of his driveway on Milford Avenue in the Whiting section of town and lost control of his vehicle ending up in the living room of the house across the street with the front of the Grand Marquis facing the street.
While still under investigation, Manchester Police said driver error looks to be what caused the accident.
Last month, an 86-year-old woman from Brick Township said she lost control of her vehicle and said she got her foot stuck between the accelerator and the brake and ended up driving straight into St. Justin The Martyr Parish on Fischer Boulevard in Toms River.
The damage has closed that part of the church until long-term repairs can be made.
There have been other cases where the cause of the crash was somewhat clear.
Marlboro Police arrested a woman in April of 2022 after she crashed into a home in the Morganville section causing significant damage while drunk and was charged with DWI.
Last December, a Brooklyn man was driving erratically in Brick Township and crashed into a pool, fence, car, and two houses.
At Wall Township High School on Tuesday afternoon of this week, a 17-year-old driver crashed into the building but it's not known what happened or why at this point.
Wall Township Police said in a statement that the 2008 Lexus RX driven by the 17-year-old with a 17-year-old in the passenger seat was heading west through the parking lot near the tennis courts when it suddenly collided with the east side of the school building.
Police responded around 2:26 pm and found what they said was an "approximately 4 feet by 4 feet hole on an east side exterior wall."
Following the crash, both teenagers inside the SUV were not injured but were looked over by Wall EMS.
That's the scope of information on what happened at this point from police who are asking for witnesses of the crash on Tuesday.
A request is out for information from Townsquare Media News to the Wall Township High School Principal for any changes that have taken place since the accident.
Dan Alexander contributed to this report.