An Oct. 19 accident in Woodbridge involving an alleged drunk driver claimed the life of a 25-year-old man, according to the New Jersey State Police. Reportedly, the event occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike at about 4:09 a.m., when a southbound 2002 Volkswagen Jetta rear-ended a tractor-trailer that was traveling in the truck lanes near mile marker 93.5.
A New Jersey tractor-trailer accident resulted in the death of one man and left another injured on Sept. 26. The accident occurred around 5 a.m. on the New Jersey Turnpike in Ridgefield Park near the entrance to the George Washington Bridge.
On Sept. 4, a 42-year-old woman with critical injuries received aerial transport to Morristown Medical Center following a 9 p.m. accident, according to authorities. Reportedly, the incident occurred on County Route 565 near mile post 10.6 in Sussex.
Five teenagers from Mainland Regional High School were injured on Aug. 30 when an accident occurred in Hamilton Township. The five girls were traveling to a charity soccer game when the Route 40 collision happened. One girl reportedly suffered serious injuries.
Area news sources report that a two-vehicle accident in Woodbine at around 12:40 p.m. on Aug. 30 left one person dead at the scene of the accident and another person injured. Upper Township EMS transported the injured individual to Shore Memorial Hospital with injuries considered to be minor in nature.
Reports say that six people died in four accidents on Aug. 27 in New Jersey. The accidents involved highway workers, a motorcycle and semi-trucks.
A New Jersey pedestrian accident at a Hawthorne farmers market left one woman dead and two people injured on Aug. 10. The car crash occurred around 2:15 p.m. when the driver of a pickup truck drove through a police barricade demarcating the boundaries of the farmers market and crashed into a tomato vendor's stall.
Two people died as a result of a head-on collision on Route 49, and two others were hurt after the Aug. 8 two-vehicle accident. The accident occurred near the old Penn-Salem Marina around 12:45 p.m. in the eastbound lane of Route 49 when a 2005 Toyota Corolla traveling in the west lane crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a 2013 Ford Escape.
A car accident that occurred in New Jersey on June 13 left one person dead and four others with injuries. According to the report, the incident took place on the New Jersey Turnpike near exit 14C just outside of Jersey City at approximately 6:16 a.m.