Thursday, January 31, 2013
No injuries reported, authorities say.
An early morning motor vehicle accident on Thursday on Valley Road in Bernards Township snapped a utility pole but resulted in no injuries, according to authorities. Bernards Township Police Lt. Michael Voorhees said the accident involved one car, which received heavy front-end damage. However, he said there were no injuries in the mishap, reported at about 5 a.m. The original report on this came in as happening on Arbor Circle, but police updated the information. Along with police, he said the Liberty Corner First Aid Squad responded to the scene. He said no further details were available as of mid-day Thursday. Liberty Corner Fire Chief Marc Friedman said the driver was out of the car when he arrived. The pole was snapped, but did not …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Funeral was held for the victim of accident on Martinsville Road in Bernards.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Rain blamed for string of mishaps.
State Police at Somerville barracks said officers were still out along I-78 in the vicinity of Warren Township, Berkeley Heights and Watchung on Friday afternoon clearing multiple accidents, with most of the disabled vehicles moved onto the shoulder as of shortly before 3:30 p.m. A trooper added at about 4 p.m. that the accidents had been mostly cleared by that time, except for residual accidents. Another officer blamed what he said were about 10 accidents, none fatal, on the rain. Traffic was stalled on Route 78 in the Watchung-Berkeley Heights area Friday afternoon near exit 41 on the westbound side of the highway following an accident that left a vehicle overturned, according to the New Jersey State Police. Officers were at the scene …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
17-year-old driver safely extricated, according to emergency workers.
Basking Ridge Fire Co. and emergency medical services units were called to Ridge High School Monday morning to assist with a rolled-over motor vehicle that had crashed with the driver trapped inside, according to information from the Basking Ridge Fire Co. Preliminary information from township police is that the driver was a 17-year-old female, police reported. Upon arrival at about 10:55 a.m., the emergency workers reported they discovered that a vehicle exiting the high school lot had left the roadway, an exit driveway, and had crashed into a guardrail before rolling on its side down the embankment. The driver was still inside the vehicle, according to the fire company's information officer, Jack McGrath. Police confirmed the driver …