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.
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.
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.
A Jackson man was critically injured after the SUV he was riding in was struck head-on by another vehicle in Franklin. The accident happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Franklin Avenue near Norma Avenue.
Workers in New Jersey should beware of falls in the workplace and should pay attention to safety information regarding their prevention. While injuries from falls are more prevalent in some industries than others, anyone can slip in a cluttered hallway and sustain a serious injury from falling.
A 45-year-old Mt. Arlington man may have been driving under the influence of drugs when he crashed head-on into another vehicle in Frankford on Dec. 24. New Jersey State Police said they found suspected narcotics in his car.
A Lanoka Harbor man, 61, died after he was struck by a drunk driver on Nov. 10. According to reports, the pedestrian was carried on the hit-and-run driver's windshield for approximately a mile until the vehicle was stopped by police.
New Jersey police say that two brothers were struck by a vehicle while they were walking home from a movie theater on Nov. 14 at about 9:50 p.m. The hit-and-run accident occurred in North Bergen between 31st Street and 32nd Street near Kennedy Boulevard. Police are still searching for the red Nissan Rogue that hit the two pedestrians, according to sources.
A Sept. 13 accident left a 55-year-old pedestrian in critical condition, according to Clark police. The 3 p.m. incident reportedly occurred at the intersection of Raritan Road and Lexington Boulevard.
A Honda sedan crashed into a building in Ridgefield around 1:30 a.m. on July 24, killing one occupant of the vehicle and seriously injuring the driver and another passenger. All three victims were taken to the hospital where one passenger, a 20-year-old man, was declared dead.