Archive: May 2020

Monthly Archives: May 2020

Jersey City Patrol Car Rollover Sends Officers to Hospital

Jersey City, NJ – Three Jersey City police officers involved in a two-vehicle rollover crash on May 17 were hospitalized, according to Daily Voice. Two patrol vehicles crashed at the intersection of Communipaw and Mallory Avenue around 11:25 p.m. on Sunday. One of the vehicles rolled over and struck a traffic light which then fell […]

Woman Who Crashed and Killed 2 Grandchildren Takes Plea

SAUCON TOWNSHIP, NJ – NJ.com reports that a woman whose grandchildren died in a car accident while she was behind the wheel on Sept. 14, 2016 has pleaded no contest Monday morning to 2 of 20 charges she faced. Nadine Walton, 58, was driving a 2011 Nissan Versa in the left lane at 12:56 a.m. […]

Dump truck crashes into pole

SPARTA, NJ – A dump truck crashed into a utility pole near Sussex County Technical School on Monday morning, the NJ Herald reports. Sparta Police Lt. John Lamon stated that the driver, Corey Houston, 29, was driving southbound along Route 94 when he swerved and struck a pole at approximately 5:41 a.m. Houston told reporters […]

Jersey City- Police Officer Injured in Accident

JERSEY CITY, NJ – A Jersey City police officer was injured when his patrol vehicle overturned on Sunday night, ABC 7 NY reports. The cruiser flipped over onto a sidewalk located at Mallory Avenue and Communipaw Avenue shortly before 11:30 p.m. The police officer suffered injuries, but was never in critical condition. The accident remains […]

Secaucus Police Chase Driver in Stolen Car

SECAUCUS, NJ – A Secaucus police officer pursued a driver after seeing them drive recklessly on Secaucus Road on May 15, sources report. The vehicle did not pull over and a vehicle pursuit was conducted, but the officer lost sight of the car. The vehicle was determined stolen when found in the area of County […]

Several Dead After SUV Crashes with Construction Vehicle

RUTHERFORD, NJ – ABC 7 NY reports five people occupying a SUV have been killed after it crashed into the rear end of a construction vehicle on Sunday night. The accident happened at an ongoing construction site on the westbound lanes of Route 3 shortly before 11:00 p.m. Officials say that the front-loader was in […]

Manchester, NJ- 100 Acre Forest Fire

MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ – There was a 100 acre forest fire throughout the day on Sunday, according to reports. The New Jersey Forest Fire Service fire was south of Roosevelt City and off Route 539. The fire ignited early Sunday morning and was still not controlled by the afternoon; it is unclear when the fire […]

Intoxicated Man Hits Parked Car, Attempts to Flee

RIVERSIDE, NJ – A man was charged with driving while intoxicated, hitting a parked car, and attempting to elude police on May 13, according to Burlington County Times. Simon Geovany Mejia Zuniga, 26, was seen driving on Taylor Street at around 6:40 p.m. when he struck a parked car and drove away. An officer pursued […]

Man Hospitalized: Drove Convertible Into Utility Pole

RAMSEY, NJ – A man was hospitalized after driving his BMW convertible into a utility pole this morning on Route 17, according to the Mahwah-Ramsey Daily Voice. The crash occurred around 7 a.m. on the southbound lanes of Route 17, near the BMW of Ramsey car dealership. According to a responder quoted by the Daily […]

Ped Hit by Vehicle in Roselle, in Critical Condition

ROSELLE, NJ – A pedestrian struck by a vehicle early Saturday morning is in severe condition, according to RLS Media. The accident occurred around 3:30 a.m. near Chestnut Street and E St. Georges Avenue. The pedestrian was hospitalized in critical condition, according to the report. The victim has not been identified at this time, and […]

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