With warmer weather settling in, New Jersey residents are more inclined to travel for pleasure. As a result, those who choose to travel by motorcycle face an increased risk of becoming involved in a crash caused by an inattentive or distracted driver. There are hundreds of riders who wind up victims of a serious or fatal wreck due to the actions of another motorist.
In 2010, the number of crashes in one town in New Jersey was approximately 846. However, last year, after efforts to reduce the incidences attributed to a distracted driver, that number was almost cut in half. Now, the state is beginning a new phase in its efforts to eradicate these types of wrecks.
Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult things one has to endure. However, when that loved one is a child who died as a result of a car accident, then the tragedy will resonate in the parents' lives forever. One New Jersey family is now awaiting the sentencing of the man who was responsible for the loss of their daughter.
There are times when a pedestrian may place him or herself in danger, such as when crossing a busy roadway. However, when walking along the designated walkways, one likely does not anticipate becoming a victim of a fatal car accident. Unfortunately, tragedy can befall New Jersey families seemingly without warning.
Police in New Jersey are investigating the cause of an accident that left two people injured. This car crash occurred in West Windsor on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Any witnesses to this incident are being asked to call the authorities.
In the morning of Monday, Jan. 16, two buses -- a school bus and a transit bus -- collided in East Brunswick. A total of 19 people were injured in the car crash, most of them were children. New Jersey police are still in the process of investigating this incident.
In New Jersey and elsewhere, distracted driving is a major issue. Such behavior, which is far too commonly seen, often results is auto collisions. As such, after a car crash, it is standard procedure for authorities to investigate if phone usage or other distractions contributed to the event.
A child in New Jersey required medical treatment after he was struck by a vehicle in Monroe. This car crash occurred Friday, Nov. 4. Police are still in the process of investigating this incident.
A child in New Jersey recently lost his life after being struck by a bus while walking to school. The 11-year-old boy is said to have suffered a serious head injury after being hit and dragged by the bus. This auto-pedestrian car crash reportedly occurred in Jersey City the morning of October 14.
A man is tragically dead after a pedestrian accident in Manalapan on the night of Oct. 2, according to authorities. New Jersey police responded to the fatal car accident, which claimed the life of a 58-year-old man, just after 9:00 p.m. So far, they have not filed charges against the driver involved in the crash, but their investigation is ongoing at this time.