Newark Accident and Injury News

Woman hit, killed by train near North Elizabeth station

UNION COUNTY, NJ — A woman died late Saturday afternoon after being struck by a NJ Transit train near the North Elizabeth station, reports local media. NJ Transit officials said the incident occurred at around 4:00 p.m. and involved Northeast Corridor train 7844, which en route to Penn Station New York. It remains unclear what […]

Motorcyclist dies after crash with van on NJ-23 in Montague

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ — A 20-year-old man died early Sunday evening after his motorcycle collided with a minivan on Route 23 in Montague, according to NJ.com. New Jersey State Police said the fatal crash happened near milepost 52, just south of Clove Road, shortly before 5:15 p.m. An early investigation shows the victim, Ryan Woodstead, […]

Pedestrian hit, critically hurt by vehicle on US-1 in Edison

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — One person was critically injured early Wednesday due to a pedestrian crash on U.S. Route 1 in Edison, according to local media. Local police and EMS personnel were dispatched to the scene at the intersection with Old Post Road shortly after 3:00 a.m. An investigation into the sequence of events remains […]

Girl injured in Belleville bicycle vs vehicle crash

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — A 12-year-old girl was hospitalized with a head injury Tuesday evening after being struck by a car while riding a bike in Belleville, reports local media. The incident took place at 122 Nolton Street, near Belleville Municipal Stadium, at around 5:50 p.m. Belleville Police and first responders arrived on the scene […]

DWI suspect arrested after South Hackensack rollover crash

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — A 48-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon for suspected DWI after a crash near the South Hackensack Fire Department headquarters, reports Daily Voice. Authorities said area surveillance cameras captured footage of the wreck, which occurred on Franklin Street at around 2:15 p.m. Preliminary details indicate Linus P. Rodrigues, a resident of […]

Scooter operator dies after pursuit, crash in Paterson

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ — A man was fatally hurt last Wednesday, September 20, when his gas-powered scooter collided with a car during a police pursuit in Paterson, reports Daily Voice. The crash happened at the intersection of McBride Avenue and Murray Avenue, near Pennington Park, just before 7:30 p.m. A press released issued by New […]

1 dead, 1 left hurt after rollover crash off GSP in Paramus

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — A 20-year-old man died early Sunday after a rollover crash on the Garden State Parkway in Paramus that seriously hurt another young adult, reports Daily Voice. New Jersey State Police said the fatal wreck occurred on the southbound side of the parkway near Exit 160, just north of Midland Avenue. It […]

NJSP called to rollover crash on Garden State Pkwy in Clark

UNION COUNTY, NJ — A rollover crash led to significant delays Thursday evening on the Garden State Parkway in Clark, according to local media. The accident impacted the northbound lanes of the parkway near Exit 136 to Brant Avenue, near Mother Seton Regional High School. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene shortly after 5:00 […]

Crash blocks part of northbound NJT at I-287 in Elizabeth

UNION COUNTY, NJ — A vehicle accident was reported early Wednesday afternoon on the New Jersey Turnpike in south Elizabeth, according to 511NJ TPK. The collision occurred on the northbound side of the turnpike, north of Interchange 13 to Interstate 278 and the Goethals Bridge. It was first reported by 511NJ at 12:03 p.m. Authorities […]

Male pedestrian seriously hurt in Teterboro hit-and-run

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — A hit-and-run pedestrian crash early last Wednesday in Teterboro left a 75-year-old Paterson resident seriously injured, reports local media. The incident occurred at the junction of Industrial Avenue and U.S. Route 46 on September 13, at about 4:40 a.m. Moonachie Police were dispatched to the scene shortly after. Officials have not […]

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