Archive: August 2020

Monthly Archives: August 2020

Overturned truck blocks lane in E Rutherford

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – An overturned tractor-trailer was blocking one lane on the Western Spur of the New Jersey Turnpike, according to New Jersey 511. The incident was reported at about 11:45 a.m. The right lane was blocked from the accident in the northbound lanes near Interchange 16W for Route 3. No injuries have been […]

Hit-and-run driver facing summons for Glen Rock crash

GLEN ROCK, NJ – A summons has been issued to a hit-and-run driver who struck a vehicle in Glen Rock and left the scene last Monday, according to Patch. A 20-year-old Hillsdale man who was stopped in traffic near Grove Street and Prospect Street was injured when a woman rear-ended his vehicle. The drivers exchanged […]

Westfield police officer injured by shoplifter

WESTFIELD, NJ – A Westfield police officer was injured last week while attempting to apprehend a car thief in a pursuit and crash last week. According to Patch.com, authorities reported to a shoplifting call at the Walgreens on North Avenue last Thursday. The call came at about 8:30 p.m. The call also said that a […]

DWI driver crashes into police officer in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, NJ – A DWI driver crashed into a police vehicle after a chase on Route 80 Tuesday morning, according to Daily Voice. No injuries were reported. The chase began at about 12:30 a.m. when the driver of a BMW was stopped by police on Route 80 westbound near milepost 60 in Paterson. The driver, […]

Crash blocking lower level of George Washington Bridge

FORT LEE, NJ – A multi-vehicle crash early Wednesday morning closed all lanes of the lower level of the George Washington Bridge, according to NJ.com. The accident was reported just after 5:30 a.m. All lanes were closed on the lower level and delays of at least 30 minutes were reported on the upper level. Authorities […]

Vehicle off roadway in Bass River Township

BASS RIVER TOWNSHIP, NJ – A traffic collision forced a vehicle off the roadway on the Garden State Parkway on Wednesday morning, according to 511 New Jersey. The collision was reported at about 11 a.m. north of the New Gretna Toll Plaza in Bass River. As the accident was cleared and the scene investigation, the […]

Lanes blocked on Parkway in Old Bridge

OLD BRIDGE TOWNSHIP, NJ – A vehicle collision on the Garden State Parkway in Old Bridge was blocking part of the freeway on Wednesday morning. According to 511 New Jersey, the crash was in the express lanes in the area of Exit 120 for Laurence Harbor. The report came just a few minutes before 10 […]

Left lanes closed on I-295 in Ewing

EWING TOWNSHIP, NJ – A vehicle accident was reported on northbound Interstate 295 on Wednesday afternoon, according to 511 New Jersey. The crash was reported at about 9:47 a.m. It happened in the northbound travel lanes south of Exit 75 which is for County Road 579, also known as Bear Tavern Road. The left lane […]

No injuries reported in Leonia accident

LEONIA, NJ – A car accident was reported on the New Jersey Turnpike on Wednesday afternoon, according to New Jersey 511. The accident was reported at about 12:11 p.m. It took place in the southbound express lanes of the New Jersey Turnpike/ Interstate 95, in the area of Exit 72 for US 1& 9. The […]

Paterson wrong-way driver crashes, police apprehend gunman

PATERSON, NJ –Authorities apprehended a wrong-way driver after a chase and crash on Saturday night, according to Newsbreak.com. Two Paterson detectives began a chase after a car ran a stop sign at the intersection of Godwin Avenue and Carroll Street about an hour before midnight on Saturday. The Chevrolet Malibu turned the wrong way down […]

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