Brigantine Police say that Erik Ireland, off-duty firefighter for Brigantine, rammed into a stopped police truck driven by Officer DeLeon.
On October 25, DeLeon was said to have stopped for folks crossing street at Brigantine Ave. & 20th St. south. DeLeon was then forcefully hit from behind by a red Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by the off-duty fireman Ireland.
Mr Ireland had his two children in the car with him. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage and were towed from the scene.
Airbags were deployed. Photo of vehicle suggest fairly high rate of speed before impact.
Firechief and Mayor have issued no statement on this issue.
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