A motorcyclist struck and injured on Route 37 in Toms River Sunday evening was later arrested for driving under the influence and drug possession, police said.
Police responded to the intersection of Route 37 and Peter Avenue in Toms River at 8 p.m. for a crash involving a motorcycle, said Ralph Stocco, spokesman for the Toms River Police Department.
An investigation revealed that Carl Reavis, 52, of 2nd Avenue in Manchester was idle at red traffic signal on his 2004 Kawasaki Ninja when he was struck from behind by a 1994 Lexus operated by Judith Bradshaw, 69, of Chambersburg Road in Brick, according to Stocco.
Reavis was subsequently airlifted to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune for treatment of his injuries, which Stocco did not disclose. He is listed in stable condition early Monday afternoon, Stocco said.
Reavis was charged with driving under the influence as well as possession of Oxycodone and 105 bags of heroin, according to Stocco. Bradshaw was issued a traffic summons for careless driving.