Paterson Accident and Injury News

8 injured as two fire trucks crash near Paterson supermarket

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ — 8 firefighters were injured, three critically, Saturday evening in a crash involving two fire engines near a Paterson supermarket, reports FOX5 New York. The accident happened at the intersection of Broadway and Straight Street at about 5:30 p.m. According to officials, both fire trucks were responding to a call at 141 […]

DWI suspect hits pedestrians, parked vehicles in Paterson

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ — Six pedestrians and about 16 parked vehicles were struck by a suspected drunken driver Saturday night near central Paterson, according to NJ 101.5. The incident occurred over a span of the one-way 16th Avenue between Straight Street and Madison Avenue, north of the Sandy Hill area. It was first reported shortly […]

Motorcyclist killed in early-morning crash on Rt. 20 in Paterson

PATERSON, NJ – One person was killed in a motorcycle crash on Route 20 in Paterson early this morning, according to information from the Daily Voice. The crash occurred near the Lowe’s on northbound Route 20/McLean Boulevard near 20th Avenue at around 4:30 a.m., when a motorcycle collided with at least one other vehicle. The […]

Man pleads guilty in DUI crash that seriously injured 1 in Paterson

PATERSON, NJ – A man entered guilty pleas in connection to a collision that injured a woman in Paterson last Tuesday. The crash happened in December 2019 when the man from Wayne drove through a red light on Railroad Avenue and Grand Street. He crashed into a Toyota Corolla driven by a 31-year-old woman, according […]

1 killed after taxi cab crashes, catches fire

PATERSON, NJ – One person was killed after a taxi cab crashed and caught fire in Passaic County Monday evening. According to the Daily Voice, a taxi cab crashed on North 3rd Street near Cliff Street around 7:30 p.m. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are investigating the incident at this time.

Injuries reported after jitney bus crashes into apartment in Paterson

PATERSON, NJ – At least one person was injured after a small bus crashed into another vehicle and then into an apartment in Paterson early this morning, according to the Daily Voice. The crash happened near the intersection of Summer Street and Pearl Street at about 2 a.m., when a jitney bus collided with a […]

2 children dead, 3 adults injured after wrong-way crash on Rt. 1

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Two children were killed and multiple people were injured in a wrong-way crash involving a police vehicle that happened late Thanksgiving night on Route 1. According to the Daily Voice, the accident happened at around 11:30 p.m. at the intersection of Route 130 and Route 1 near North Brunswick, after a […]

Crash Affects Commuters on New Jersey Turnpike Interchange

NEW JERSEY, NJ- A crash happened on New Jersey Turnpike Interchange 11 Exit at Garden State Parkway (Woodbridge Twp) on the evening of November 24, New Jersey Turnpike 511 reports. Crash on New Jersey Turnpike outside exit Interchange 11 – Garden State Parkway (Woodbridge Twp) 1 Center lane of 16 lanes blocked https://t.co/r5ydKQjBgN — 511NJ […]

Crash Reported on New Jersey Turnpike NB South Interchange

NEW JERSEY, NJ- New Jersey Turnpike 511 reports that a crash took place on NB South Interchange 3 at NJ 168 (Deptford Twp) on the evening of November 24. Crash and Vehicle off the roadway on New Jersey Turnpike northbound South of Interchange 3 – NJ 168 (Deptford Twp) right shoulder blocked https://t.co/aZOmonoap1 — 511NJ TPK […]

Roads closed on Route 206 due to crash in Peapack-Gladstone

PEAPACK-GLADSTONE, NJ- A collision caused road closures on Route 206 southbound in Peapack- Gladstone on Wednesday morning, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. At approximately 6:40am, officials reported a collision south of Pfizer Way that closed all lanes of Route 206 Southbound. No further information has been released on the cause or nature […]

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