Spring Lake police are investigating two motor vehicle accidents that occurred in the borough Saturday.
Residents of a portion of Atlantic and Monmouth Avenues lost power at approximately 2:45 p.m. when a motor vehicle struck a telephone pole near the intersection with 2nd Avenue.
The driver and a child, who was a passenger in the vehicle, were transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, police said.
The child complained of an ankle injury. The adult, the child's mother, suffered minor injuries. A second child was not injured.
Police did not identify the driver who they said is a resident of the borough.
Police are asking anyone with information to contact the investigating officer, Patrolman Ryan Reiff, at 732-449-1234.
The second incident occurred at approximately 9 a.m. when a Pennsylvania man ran a stop sign at the corner of St. Clair and 5th Avenue, according to police.
The driver who was hit was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center with a neck injury.
The Pennsylvania man, who police did not identify, was issued a summons.
Police are asking anyone with information on the accident to contact Patrolman Michael Palmer at 732-449-1234.