The summer of a person's 17th year is typically filled with hope and anticipation for one's senior year of high school and what comes afterwards. Sudden death does not top that list in New Jersey, but for one 17-year-old rising senior and her family, it became a reality on a recent weekend. The story is all too familiar as her death was caused by a car accident, one of the many that continue to ravage the nation's highways.
Most people feel relatively safe as they attempt to cross, or walk near, the street. The feeling of safety typically comes with the knowledge that most drivers of motor vehicles will ensure that they do not do anything to cause injury. Unfortunately, when drivers in New Jersey and across the country engage in negligent behavior, pedestrians can become injured. Unfortunately, a pedestrian was recently killed in a recent hit-and-run car accident.
The opioid crisis continues to take lives in New Jersey and around the country. A recent tragic car accident took the lives of three people at an area gas station. A man and his son had stopped to get gas and ended up dead. The driver of the car who struck them was under the influence of powerful opioid drugs.
Grocery store parking lots can be hazardous places. With so many cars and pedestrians coming and going it can feel like game of bumper cars. One should take special care when driving in a grocery store parking lot in order to avoid a possible car accident. Failure to do so in a New Jersey grocery store parking lot may have led to a pedestrian's death.
When police and emergency responders arrive at a crash, it may be difficult for them to immediately understand what transpired. If the victims of the car accident are unable to speak, it may take investigators days or weeks to evaluate the evidence and reach a conclusion about who was at fault. New Jersey law enforcement are dealing with just such a situation following a recent accident involving an SUV and a motorcycle.
Spring has arrived and with it the arrival of motorcycles on New Jersey roadways. Traffic in New Jersey is always heavy and becomes more congested in the spring and summer with motorcycles and sports cars that had been garaged for the winter. Drivers should be conscious of this and be on the lookout for these vehicles in order to avoid a possible car crash.
St. Patrick's Day has come and gone but for some the memory of the annual rite of spring will not fade quickly. Alcohol has become, for some, an integral part of the day's festivities in New Jersey, and along with this comes the increased chance of being involved in a serious car accident. One such accident happened in Newark early on the morning of St. Patrick's Day.
Few people will dispute the fact that New Jersey traffic is dense and very congested. While defensive driving can protect one in many situations, in instances of rush hour maneuvering and distracted drivers, a car accident may not be avoidable. One such accident took the life of two people in recent morning rush hour accident.
Car accidents are all too frequent occurrences in New Jersey. The causes are many and a recent fatal car crash is believed to have been caused by a near fatal drug overdose. The accident happened on a recent morning on Route 23 and New York Avenue in Wayne.
It is not a surprise to anyone that traffic is a significant problem on New Jersey roadways. The increased traffic can lead to the likelihood of a car accident. Some people make use of alternate forms of transportation, such as buses, in part to help reduce traffic and possibly increase safety.