A 19-year-old star student tragically died the night of May 25 after being hit by a suspected drunk driver, according to local sources. New Jersey authorities reported the death of the student, who was a well-known figure in the Pakistani-American community thanks to her full scholarship to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The driver believed responsible for her death is in police custody, though as with most motor vehicle accidents, this one remains under investigation.
A teenager tragically died in a recent car wreck only a day after her senior prom, according to local sources. New Jersey police have confirmed the car accident, which also injured three other teenagers. As with many motor vehicle accidents, authorities are still trying to determine whether the crash was caused by driver error, and whether the driver should face criminal charges for the accident.
A pedestrian was seriously hurt following a crash involving a suspected drunk driver, according to local sources. Police in Hoboken responded to the New Jersey car accident that nearly claimed the life of a 56-year-old man. Motor vehicle accidents involving intoxication can result in serious charges, but also require considerable investigation. The investigation into this incident is still underway as of this report.
A two-car crash in Gloucester County has left one person dead, according to local sources. New Jersey authorities have confirmed the death of a woman in an accident in Paulsboro. As with most motor vehicle accidents resulting in fatalities, the identity of the woman was being withheld pending the notification of her next-of-kin.
A man and woman were tragically killed the evening of March 7 after being struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a road, according to local sources. The New Jersey residents were attempting to cross a road when they were hit by an SUV. As with many motor vehicle accidents, the intersection was shut down for hours while investigators worked to determine the cause of the crash. The driver has not yet been charged.
New Jersey motorists and pedestrians would do well to exhibit extra caution when approaching intersections. These are high-risk areas for motor vehicle accidents. Many intersections are secured by traffic signals or pedestrian crosswalk lights; however, there is no guarantee that every person will adhere to traffic and safety regulations.
Authorities believe that a 29-year-old man was under the influence of opiates while behind the wheel at the time of a serious crash on Route 23 that claimed three lives. Authorities in New Jersey arrested the man, who is now charged with aggravated manslaughter and death by auto, among other accusations. As with most fatal motor vehicle accidents, this incident is still under investigation, and more charges could be forthcoming.
A pedestrian is dead following a fatal crash in a parking lot, according to local sources. New Jersey authorities responded to the crash, which claimed the life of an elderly man. As with many motor vehicle accidents, the cause of this particular crash is still under investigation, and so far, no charges have been filed.
A serious accident involving a transit bus and three cars has sent 20 people to the hospital and one to the morgue, according to local sources. New Jersey authorities responded to the crash that took place the evening of Jan. 24. Motor vehicle accidents, especially those involving multiple vehicles and/or causing fatalities, are carefully investigated by police before charges are filed.
A grandmother and her two young grandchildren were struck by a vehicle on Jan. 8, leaving the children in critical condition. New Jersey authorities are still trying to determine what caused the crash, and have not yet filed charges against the driver involved. Motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians must be carefully investigated before any charges are filed.