Fatal Car Accidents in NJ Last Night
Several fatal car accidents in NJ last night have left people injured or dead. One incident involved a passenger van carrying factory workers that was overturned in northern New Jersey. Another involved a car that crossed over the median and spun into oncoming traffic.
a pickup truck and a car collided in the northbound lane of Route 9
Several people died and at least two others were injured in a collision on Route 9 last night. A pickup truck and a car collided in the northbound lane. Several emergency vehicles responded to the scene.
The crash happened just past the intersection of Old Bridge Matawan Road. Police said the pickup truck driver ran a red light at the intersection. He swerved in front of a van carrying University of the Southwest golf teams. The driver was ejected when his vehicle rolled over.
The crash shut down northbound lanes of Route 9 for several hours. Traffic was diverted around the scene on local roads.
a car crossed over the median and spun into oncoming traffic
Several people were injured after a car crossed over the median and spun into oncoming traffic in New Jersey last night. One person was killed, while two people were hospitalized. It is believed that the crash was caused by distracted driving.
The crash occurred just after 5:00 p.m. The wreck involved five vehicles, including a horse trailer. The driver of one of the vehicles was ejected from the vehicle.
A 61-year-old man from New York was charged with vehicular manslaughter after the crash. The crash happened on Route 17, also known as the Orange Turnpike, in Mahwah, NJ.
The driver of the Honda Accord was traveling southbound on Route 17 when the crash happened. The crash involved several vehicles including a tow truck and a tractor trailer.
a passenger van transporting factory workers overturned in northern New Jersey
Several factory workers were killed and many others were injured after a passenger van transporting factory workers overturned in northern New Jersey. The incident occurred on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in Englewood Cliffs early Friday. A Ford Econoline E350 passenger cargo van with New York plates overturned in the center median. Several passengers were trapped inside the vehicle. Some had to be extricated by firefighters.
Several injured survivors were rushed to area hospitals. Eight victims were treated for a range of injuries, including minor physical complaints to severe head trauma. One crash survivor was airlifted to Hackensack University Medical Center. The van was carrying a group of factory workers who were returning from Upstate New York.
a motorist was struck and killed on the Garden State Parkway in Irvington
During the course of Saturday’s commute, a motorist was killed in a crash on the Garden State Parkway in Irvington, New Jersey. It was an accident that was likely caused by a driver under the influence of alcohol. However, state police are still investigating the matter.
The incident happened between mileposts 59.3 and 59.4 on the parkway. The man who was killed was identified as a 60-year-old man from Little Falls, NJ. He was driving a Chevrolet Corvette south on the parkway when he was struck by another vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle fled the scene. His death was ruled a homicide.
a motorist was struck and killed on the Newark Pompton Turnpike
Various media outlets reported a motorist was struck and killed on the Newark Pompton Turnpike last night. The driver of a Toyota Corolla was killed in the crash. Several people were also injured. The vehicle was traveling north when it was struck by a Honda Accord. According to the state police, the driver of the Toyota Corolla was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident occurred at Exit 15E of the Newark Pompton Turnpike. The Accord was traveling southbound on the highway. According to the state police, the driver had an expired inspection sticker. The Accord was also traveling too fast for its own good.
a motorist was struck and killed on the Route 17 in Tinton Falls
Several accidents in Monmouth County this week caused the deaths of at least 41 people. These incidents took place on both highways and local roads, according to the New Jersey State Police. This marks the third time this year that more than 40 people have been killed in vehicular incidents in the county.
The accident was reported around 3:39 p.m. The crash was caused when a motorist was struck by a hit-and-run driver. The victim’s name is not known. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
An investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office began at 7 p.m. Authorities are seeking the next of kin of the victim. They also are looking for the driver of the second car, which was not injured. The victim’s name has not been released, but police said it was a female.