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New Jersey car crash: 2 buses collide, injuring 19

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.

Distracted driving can lead to a serious, if not fatal, car crash

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.

New Jersey car crash: Bus hits and kills child

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.

Man dead following car accident in New Jersey

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. 

Injured or lost a loved on in a car accident?

It is not uncommon to see or hear of auto collisions occurring on New Jersey roads every day. The majority of these collisions tend to be relatively minor, but there are those that can lead to victims or -- in the event of fatality -- their surviving family members experiencing significant losses. After a serious car accident, those negatively affected may, in accordance with state laws, have legal recourse.

Driver charged for fatal hit-and-run car crash

The man believed responsible for a fatal hit-and-run accident in New Jersey has been arrested and charged for the incident. The auto-pedestrian car crash is said to have occurred in June in the Hoboken area. Authorities were able to identify the driver by using traffic cameras and license plate readers.

GM auto defect car crash victims may seek compensation

Whether one resides in New Jersey or elsewhere, it is not uncommon to hear of auto recalls. When manufacturers are informed of an issue, they have a responsibility to take the appropriate actions to ensure that their product is safe. Unfortunately, numerous individuals may be hurt or even killed before a fix is available. Years ago, GM was made aware of an issue with ignition switches on some of its vehicles which resulted in multiple auto collisions. Unfortunately, GM auto defect car crash victims were blocked from seeking compensation after the company filed for bankruptcy in 2009.

New Jersey car crash: 2 fatal hit and runs in 24 hours

Police in New Jersey are looking for the drivers responsible for two hit-and-run accidents. It is not uncommon for an auto-pedestrian car crash to prove fatal, and that is just what happened in each of these tragedies. When the drivers are found, according to state laws, the victims' surviving loved ones may have legal recourse.

Single vehicle car crash in New Jersey kills 1, injures 1

A single-vehicle accident in New Jersey is currently being investigated by authorities. The car crash occurred in Mannington Township in the early morning hours of June 5. For reasons unknown, the driver of the vehicle is believed to have driven the car off the road and struck a utility pole.