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Car Accidents Archives

New Jersey car accident: big consequences for small activities

People in New Jersey and across the country often get distracted by a number of small activities while in their vehicles. While there is only one thing a driver should be focused on, diverting one's eyes from the road is something most seem to do for one reason or another. A seemingly small and insignificant activity can have big consequences, such as causing a car accident.

3 vehicles involved in serious car crash in New Jersey

An accident in New Jersey on July 20 had a major impact on early morning traffic, causing significant delays at what is usually a very busy intersection. The car crash is said to have involved multiple vehicles. It is believed that several people suffered injuries in the wreck.

Child injured in multi-vehicle car crash in New Jersey

Nobody ever wants a motor vehicle accident to occur on a busy New Jersey roadway since it can result in injuries or even death. It is especially tragic when a child is injured in a car crash. Unfortunately, this is precisely what happened in a recent collision.

Car accident: Kyleigh's Law has had little effect on teen crashes

In May of 2010, New Jersey was the first state to adopt measures to address the number of accidents involving teenage drivers. Under Kyleigh's Law, new drivers must attach small red decals to the license plates of the cars they are driving. The intention of this measure is to alert officials to the fact that the driver is subject to restrictions related to driving at night, and the number of passengers allowed, with the ultimate hope of avoiding another car accident.

John Nash and wife killed in New Jersey car crash

One of the greatest mathematicians of our time, Mr. John Nash, and his wife were killed in an accident in New Jersey. Investigators are still looking into the car crash. At this time, charges have not been filed against the driver believed responsible for the tragedy.

Who is responsible for a car accident that occurs in bad weather?

Thankfully, the bad weather associated with winter is gone -- for at least a few months. However, even though temperatures are warming, there is still the possibility of poor climate conditions. These conditions can have a negative impact on New Jersey residents' driving abilities. If a car accident happens due, in part, to bad weather, how is liability determined?

New Jersey man dies in motorcycle crash day before his birthday

New Jersey State Police reported that a 27-year-old man from Phillipsburg died in a two-motorcycle accident on County Route 609. He was declared dead at the accident scene in Hope Township on April 16, the day before his birthday.

Man falls asleep while driving, causes chain reaction accident

New Jersey State Police reported that they believe a chain reaction collision on the Garden State Parkway was caused by a driver from New York City who fell asleep behind the wheel. The accident caused serious injuries to at least one person and required the complete closure of the northbound side of the road for a substantial amount of time.

Over half of teen car accidents linked to distractions

Parents in New Jersey teaching their teenagers to drive should warn their children about distracted driving. A study prepared by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that 58 percent of teen car accidents resulted from distractions.