One worker was seriously injured and another worker suffered minor injuries when an airport hangar collapsed in New Jersey on Jan. 16. The workplace accident took place while the workers were building a hangar at Morristown Municipal Airport on 6 Airport Road. At the time, the hangar was unfinished and consisted of only steel erector beams.
New Jersey police have charged the owner of a South Brunswick warehouse with obstructing an investigation after he allegedly lied about the circumstances of an employee's electrocution. Investigators claim the owner's actions not only endangered his employees, but also the emergency crews who responded to the accident.
A woman driving a tractor-trailer collided with a bucket truck in New Jersey shortly after 11 a.m. on Aug. 19. An electrical worker for the City of Camden's Electrical Bureau who was performing traffic light repairs from the bucket suffered critical injuries and was rushed to Cooper University Hospital following the collision.
At 1 a.m. on July 12, a two-vehicle accident in front of a Wawa convenience store in Burlington Township ended the life of a motorcyclist. The police investigation of the incident was still ongoing over 12 hours after the crash, and no charges had been filed.