Friday, May 10, 2013
Bernards Township police decline to give further details.
An accident last weekend that injured four Basking Ridge teens remains under investigation, but no further summonses had been issued to the 17-year-old driver as of late Thursday, according to Bernards Township police. Last week, Bernards police Lt. Ted Reese said a 17-year-old Basking Ridge resident was driving a 2005 Honda including himself and five passengers, all 16 and 17-year-olds from Basking Ridge, when he apparently lost control of the car and hit a utility pole on Valley Road in the area of Heritage Court. The crash was reported shortly before 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, according to police. Four Basking Ridge teens were taken to the hospital following a one-vehicle crash on Valley Road early Saturday morning that left one of …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Four taken to hospital, one with head injury, after single-car accident, police said.
Four Basking Ridge teens, ages 16 and 17, were taken to the hospital following a one-vehicle crash on Valley Road at 12:27 a.m. Saturday morning that left one of the passengers with a head injury, said Bernards Township police. Police said the passenger, who was one of five in the vehicle, remained in Morristown Medical Center as of early Monday afternoon, but that no information was available on the teen's condition. Bernards police Lt. Ted Reese said a 17-year-old Basking Ridge resident was driving a 2005 Honda with five passengers, all from Basking Ridge, and lost control of the car while heading north on Valley Road in the area of Heritage Court. Police said the vehicle apparently swerved into the southbound lane before spinning back…
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
5 people injured in crash, transported to hospital.
A Bedminster teen was ticketed for careless driving after she collided with a Bernardsville First Aid Squad ambulance near the train station off Mine Brook Road, according to a borough police report. The crash resulted in five people, including two in the car and three volunteers with the Bernardsville First Aid Squad, being transported to Morristown Medical Center, according to authorities. The report also said Paige L. Arace, 17, who was driving a Jetta southbound on Mine Brook Road while the ambulance was heading northbound, told police that as she was about to turn left into the train station, she noticed a pickup truck behind her with its own emergency lights activated. Arace then attempted to turn into the train station, the report …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Longtime employee of Bernardsville construction company killed after tree fell on truck.
A longtime employee for a Bernardsville construction company was killed Thursday afternoon when his utility truck was crushed by a tree that fell on his vehicle on Mount Airy Road in Bernards Township, police said. The employee of HW Alward Construction was killed in the accident that closed the roadway for nearly four hours, Bernards Township Police Chief Brian Bobowicz said. The victim's identity was not immediately released. The road was closed from shortly after 3 p.m. to about 6:45 p.m., Bobowicz said. The chief said township police responded at 3:06 p.m. to a report of a one-vehicle accident on Mount Airy Road in the area of the Somerset Hills YMCA and Holy Cross Cemetery involving a fallen tree. Upon arrival, the male driver was …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
NY Jets coach 'did not deny causing the accident' after allegedly going through red light.
New York Jets head football coach Rex Ryan told authorities he was trying “to beat the light” when he apparently caused a minor three-car crash during the evening rush hour last week in Bethlehem, Pa., police said. The accident occurred at the intersection of Wyandotte and W. Third streets, just south of the Hill-to-Hill Bridge on Jan. 14 at 6:13 p.m. One eyewitness and the driver of one of the other two cars in the crash told police they saw a 2013 red Ford Mustang, which Ryan was driving, go through a red light as it traveled west along W. Third Street, police said. Though police said the investigation remains ongoing, the partially redacted accident report Bethlehem officials released Tuesday said Ryan, a Summit resident, received a …
Friday, September 14, 2012
North Plainfield man and four passengers were seriously hurt in last month's accident.
A 23-year-old North Plainfield man was allegedly drunk when his vehicle flipped over on Interstate 78 last month, seriously injuring himself and four passengers, police said Friday. Julio Maradiaga-Ramirez, 23, of North Plainfield, faces multiple motor vehicle charges and could face additional charges following the Aug. 25 accident on Interstate 78 that sent Maradiaga-Ramirez and four passengers to area hospitals with head and internal injuries. New Jersey State Police filed DWI charges against Maradiaga-Ramirez, in addition to reckless driving, having an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle, failing to wear seat belts and failing to maintain lane charges following the accident. Police also said the case has been turned over to …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Authorities said blood samples were taken from the driver as the investigation continues.
Three victims of a single-car crash that shut down Route 78 eastbound on Saturday were flown to area hospitals, while two others were taken their via ambulance, according to the New Jersey State Police. Julio Maradiaga-Ramirez, 23, of North Plainfield, was driving near the 39.3 mile marker on the eastbound side of the highway in Warren Township at about 4:30 p.m. on Saturday when he lost control of his silver Honda Civic, running off the left side of the road, hitting trees, and flipping the vehicle, according to Lt. Stephen Jones. The car was carrying five passengers when it crashed, and the police report indicated that some of the occupants were not wearing seat belts, Jones said. Carolina Ayala, 29, Mayra Rivas, 27, and a 17-year-old …
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Authorities said no immediate fatalities were reported from crash that shutdown the highway.
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Saturday, August 25, 2012
An accident on Route 78 eastbound in Warren Saturday shut down the highway and backed up traffic for miles. UPDATE: Internal injuries and head lacerations were suffered in crash, police say. The accident involved one vehicle and all five occupants were transported to area hospitals, according to New Jersey State Trooper Boazej Oczkos, who said that no fatalities had been reported as a result of the accident as of 8 p.m. An eyewitness at the scene said the accident shut down the eastbound side of the highway, and that two medivic helicopters landed at approximately 5:15 p.m. The right lane and the shoulder of the eastbound side of the highway were the first to be reopened, Oczkos said.
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Roadway was closed Sunday night while the accident was cleared in front of the 7-Eleven.
At least three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash that shut down Route 206 in both directions near the 7-Eleven in Mount Olive Sunday night. A police officer confirmed the accident involved a silver sedan and a motorcycle. According to witnesses on the scene, a passenger of the motorcycle was ejected. No further details were available Sunday night.
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Accident occurred around 2 a.m. on Saturday.
A single car accident on Interstate 78 in Bedminster near the ramp to Interstate 287 on Saturday morning left the driver of a white Nissan Sentra hospitalized with serious injuries, according to Sgt. Bryan Polite of the New Jersey State Police. Andrea Sanchez, 23, of Washington Township, was trapped in her overturned vehicle when the state police arrived on the scene at 2 a.m., Polite said. After being freed from the car, which had overturned onto its passenger side, Sanchez was transported to Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick, Polite said. The Bridgewater Police Department and the Somerset Medical Center Mobile Intensive Care Unit assisted at the scene and the accident is still under investigation, Polite said.