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.
Three people, including an 8-year-old girl, were injured in a serious crash in Harrington Park. New Jersey authorities reported on this latest of motor vehicle accidents of the dangerous holiday season. So far, charges have not been filed against either driver involved, but the crash is still under investigation at this time.
A 20-year-old sophomore at a local college has died of injuries he sustained after a crash involving an impaired driver, according to local sources. The student, who was attending the College of New Jersey, was involved in a car accident on the early morning of Dec. 2. It is not clear from the report whether the other driver involved remains in police custody, or the details of the charges filed against that individual. In motor vehicle accidents predicated by impaired driving, however, charges are likely.
A two-car accident near The College of New Jersey has sent eight people, including several students at the college, to local hospitals. As with many motor vehicle accidents, police are still in the process of investigating the specifics of this crash. However, it appears one of the drivers might be up on charges when the investigation is complete.
Three people were taken to local hospitals after a serious accident in Lawrence Township, according to local sources. The accident, which is believed to have involved several vehicles, took place on the morning of Oct. 3. As with many motor vehicle accidents, this crash is still under investigation by New Jersey authorities, who have not yet filed charges against any of the drivers involved.