The importance of wearing a seat belt was the emphasis following a terrible crash in Stafford Township Thursday afternoon.

Stafford Township Police say the crash occurred just after 3:30pm on Route 539 near Cervetto Road. A Volkswagen convertible, driven by 19-year-old Fiona Kaufman of Mays Landing went off the roadway, struck a parked pickup truck in a driveway, then crashed into a tree.

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Police emphasize that Kaufman was not wearing a seatbelt. She sustained head trama and was flown to Atlantic City Medical Center for treatment. Her condition is not known at this time.

Two juvenile passengers in the car sustained minor injuries. They were taken to Southern Ocean Medical Center, treated and released.

Police say the crash remains under investigation. If you witnessed the crash, you're asked to call the Stafford Township's Traffic Safety Bureau at 609-597-1189 extension 8436.

SOURCE: Stafford Township Police Department

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