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December 2014 Archives

Driver may be charged in New Jersey wreck

Charges could be pending following a two-car collision on Route 206 in Frankford on Dec. 24. New Jersey State Police said the accident occurred around 10:50 a.m. during a period of heavy rain.

Driver in DWI accident that left student injured charged

It was reported on Dec. 16 that a 30-year-old New Jersey man who was involved in a car accident that left one person with severe injuries was accused of driving while intoxicated. The accident took place during the early morning hours of Oct. 4 at the intersection of Easton Avenue and Mine Street in New Brunswick.

New Jersey accident leaves driver dead, 2 truckers injured

A Dec. 6 accident left one driver dead and two others injured. According to New Jersey State Police, the accident occurred on Route 78, and lanes were closed near Exit 49 late into the evening. The two-vehicle collision included an Audi A4, a fuel tanker and a tractor-trailer carrying a load of mulch.

The dangers of drugged driving

Taking drugs that affect the function of the mind prior to driving a vehicle is not just perilous but also illegal, similar to drinking and driving. While every illicit drug has a distinct affect on the brain, all illicit drugs impair the functions necessary for a person to drive safely, according to authorities. Many New Jersey motorists already understand that drugs may adversely affect their judgment, perception, reaction time, attention, motor skills and coordination.

Crash on turnpike kills 1, injures 1

One person died after an accident on the New Jersey Turnpike on Nov. 26 that occurred when a dump truck hit a vehicle that was stopped on the shoulder. The crash reportedly happened at about 6:30 p.m.; the truck was said to have struck the back of a southbound 2010 Ford Crown Victoria.