Archive: July 2020

Monthly Archives: July 2020

Officer hospitalized after breaking up party, hit-and-run

BRICK TOWNSHIP, NJ – According to the Daily Voice, a police officer was hospitalized late Monday after an accident that occurred while he was responding to an out-of-control party. The officer, Joseph Riccio, was with a detective when Darius Edwards, 24, struck the men with a white Mercedes Benz. Edwards fled the scene in the […]

Reports that pedestrian was hit by multiple cars confirmed

MIDDLESEX, NJ – After varying reports, NJ.com confirmed that the pedestrian who was struck on Route 1 Monday was hit by more than one vehicle. Joseph Cicero, 50, was struck first in the northbound lanes and then the southbound lanes at about 1:40 a.m. on Monday on Route 1 near Smith Street. A northbound vehicle, […]

Turnpike Accident Closed Multiple Lanes in Kearny

KEARNY, NJ – A New Jersey Turnpike accident on the Western Spur caused a multi-lane closure on Monday morning. According to New Jersey 511, the accident was reported at about 9:30 a.m. on the inside entry of interchange 15 westbound towards I-280. The accident blocked the left two lanes as well as the left inside […]

Vehicle on Fire on Garden State Parkway Tuesday

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, NJ – A vehicle fire on the Garden State Parkway impeded traffic on Tuesday morning. The fire was reported on the New Jersey 511 page a few minutes after 10:15 a.m. in the area of exit 40 for US 30, also called White Horse Pike. The accident was in the northbound travel lanes. […]

 Erratic driver call lead police on a chase

READINGTON, NJ – A call about an erratic driver took an unexpected turn when the passenger hopped into the driver’s seat and took off, according to Daily Voice. Police received a call at about 1:30 p.m. Monday about a Ford pickup that was driving erratically, which they found and pulled over on eastbound Route 78. […]

 Vehicle Fire Reported on I-295

BARRINGTON, NJ – A vehicle fire was reported on Interstate 295 on Tuesday afternoon, according to 511NJ.com. The incident was reported at about 4 p.m. in the southbound lanes near exit 28 for Black Horse Pike. The right lane was closed and a 10-15 minute delay was predicted as emergency workers attempted to put out […]

Disabled vehicle snarls traffic Tuesday

EVESHAM TOWNSHIP, NJ – Drivers experienced delays on New Jersey Route 73 on Tuesday afternoon because of a disabled vehicle. The vehicle was in the southbound lanes near County Road 544, also called Evesham Road or Marlton Parkway. The left lane was closed at about 5 p.m. for the disabled vehicle, according to New Jersey’s […]

I-287 vehicle crash closes right lane in Hanover

HANOVER, NJ – A vehicle crash on Interstate 287 Monday afternoon resulted in a lane closure, according to New Jersey 511. The accident happened at about 5:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-287 near exit 37 for New Jersey 24. The right southbound lane was closed because of the accident. Drivers were advised of […]

Disabled tractor-trailer reported in Woodbridge

WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, NJ – A disabled tractor-trailer was reported on the New Jersey Turnpike Monday afternoon, according to New Jersey 511. The incident happened at about 2:45 p.m. on the outer roadway of the Turnpike in the northbound lanes south of interchange 12 for Carteret-Rahway. Despite the disabled truck, all lanes remained open to traffic. […]

Crash investigation closes all NJ 47 lanes

MAURICE RIVER TOWNSHIP, NJ – Both directions of the NJ 47 were closed on Monday afternoon, according to the New Jersey 511 traffic alert system. A crash investigation was reported at about 2:45 p.m., closing all the lanes to traffic at NJ 347. The closure caused a 10-15 minute delay and drivers were asked to […]

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