Five people are hospitalized Tuesday night around 9:00 pm following a three-car crash on Route 33 near Sawgrass Drive in Manalapan.

A source with knowledge of the investigation says a Black Van and White Mercedes collided and two men exited the vehicles and started fighting in the westbound lanes.

A third car then collided with one of the the stopped vehicles as the first two drivers went out to check the damage.

One of the men hit was able to get back up, the source says, but was limping.

The three drivers and two passengers involved in the accident were treated at hospitals for non-life threatening injuries, according to the Asbury Park Press and The Patch.

Police are seeking witnesses to the crash as the investigation continues.

If your someone who did, your asked to call Patrolman Kyle Williams or Patrolman Matthew Meyler with Manalapan Police at 732-446-4300.

The Englishtown Manalapan First Aid Squad, Millstone Township First Aid Squad, Monroe EMS and the Manalapan Fire Company responded to the crash scene.

Englishtown-Manalapan EMS ambulance. (Courtesy of Englishtown-Manalapan EMS)

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