Lower Township police

LOWER TOWNSHIP — Police are investigating Friday accident in which a driver became unconscious and struck a home on Seashore Road.

At 3:39 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Breakwater Road and Seashore Road for the report of a motor vehicle accident.

A police investigation revealed the car was headed south on Seashore Road, when the driver lost consciousness, police said. The vehicle veered left, crossing the center line of the intersections and hitting the curb. Police said the vehicle continued straight, striking a fence, then the home.

Police said the driver, Carol A. Adams, 72, was found unconscious in the car. The Lower Township Rescue Squad removed her from the car and began CPR. A 91-year-old passenger got out of the car on his own, and was evaluated by EMS. Police said the man was uninjured.

Adams was taken by ambulance to Cape Regional Medical Center and was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Police are continuing to investigation the circumstances of the accident. The investigation is being conducted by members of the Lower Township Police Department and the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office.

Contact: 609-272-7286 lcarroll@pressofac.com

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Staff Writer

Joined the Press in November 2016. Graduate of Quinnipiac University. Previously worked as a freelance reporter in suburban Philadelphia and news/talk radio producer.

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