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April 2015 Archives

Head-on car crash kills man

An automobile accident that occurred around 5:28 p.m. on April 18 has caused the death of a 68-year-old New Jersey man. The police of Morris County announced that they were investigating the crash in Washington Township, but no citations had yet been issued.

New Jersey Transit bus seriously injures pedestrian in accident

According to law enforcement authorities, a New Jersey Transit bus leased to the Academy Bus company hit and critically injured a 27-year-old man in North Bergen. The accident reportedly occurred on April 17 around 5:50 a.m. as the man was crossing the street in a crosswalk at an intersection.

How to mitigate financial damage after a crash

New Jersey motorists may be interested in learning more about what do to when they become involved in an accident caused by another party. Even though each motorist is responsible for contacting their own insurer, the driver who is apparently at fault may be reluctant to do so. If the crash is caused by the other driver, motorists are advised to obtain vital information and take pictures as evidence for filing a claim.

Motorist faces hit-and-run charges in crash that injured 1

An elderly man was severely hurt following a hit-and-run accident in New Jersey on April 16. The driver accused of the accident was subsequently detained by police and was charged with several offenses, including leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injury and assault by auto, according to reports.

Sleeping driver rear-ends vehicle

Commuters in northern New Jersey may have been affected by an accident caused by a man who fell asleep behind the wheel on April 6. The incident occurred nearby mile marker 168.5 on the northbound side of the Garden State Parkway at approximately 8:30 p.m. According to police, there were four vehicles involved in the Woodcliff Lake wreck. The man who caused the crash is a 71-year-old male resident of New York City.

Understanding the purpose and impact of intersection diverters

New Jersey residents may be interested in one type of traffic control method that could potentially lead to an intersection accident if installed incorrectly. Additionally, these installations negatively affect those who they are supposed to benefit.

Pedestrian-auto accident in Manchester

A 79-year-old man in a Lincoln Town Car ran into a 83-year-old woman who was attempting to negotiate a New Jersey crosswalk on foot. The accident happened on March 30 and was not fatal to the woman, though she required medical treatment at a local facility.

Treatment for rabies in New Jersey

After a person has been bitten by an animal, it is important to take proper precautions to lower the odds of suffering from rabies. One easy method that has been shown to reduce the odds of contracting rabies is cleaning the wound with clean water or an iodine solution. However, it may be necessary to seek comprehensive post-exposure anti-rabies vaccination from a trained medical professional.

Sleepiness as a cause of car accidents

As many New Jersey drivers may know, sleepiness is often involved in car accidents. According to a joint effort by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Institutes of Health, sleepiness may cause crashes as a result of driver impairment.

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