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Safety For Walkers & Cyclists in New Jersey

Safety For Walkers & Cyclists in New Jersey

Some people choose to have less reliance on automotive transportation, opting to walk or bike, either for recreation or as a part of their daily routine. This is sometimes seen as a cheap, healthy, and eco-friendly alternative. However, being a pedestrian or cyclist has comes with its own set of unique risks. 2018 had the highest rate of pedestrian crash fatalities recorded in the United States since 1990. In just the past decade, pedestrian fatalities have increased by nearly [...]

Toms River, NJ - Man Charged For Fatal Crash At US-9 & Stevens Rd

Toms River, NJ – Man Charged For Fatal Crash At US-9 & Stevens Rd

Toms River, NJ (November 11, 2019) – Douglas Thompson, 55, of Jackson, New Jersy has been charged with vehicular homicide for his role in a fatal car accident in Toms River, New Jersey. The accident took place outside a Wawa on Tuesday, October 15th. The accident took place near the intersection of US-9 and Stevens Rd. at around 7:50 p.m. that evening. The victim of the accident, identified as Thomas Marciano, 65, of Toms River, died two weeks following the [...]

Morristown, NJ - Concrete Debris Injures 2 On I-287

Morristown, NJ – Concrete Debris Injures 2 On I-287

Morristown, NJ (November 11, 2019) – A driver was severely injured after a piece of concrete debris flew through his windshield while traveling in Morristown, New Jersey. The man was traveling on I-287 NB in a Chevrolet Traverse at the time of the incident. The accident took place on Saturday, November 2nd, at around 7 a.m.  The driver has been identified as Paul Gamerdinger, 55, of Morristown. According to police reports, the chunk of concrete struck the hood of his [...]

Jersey City, NJ - UPDATE: Man Arrested For Christopher Columbus Dr & Grove St Crash

Jersey City, NJ – UPDATE: Man Arrested For Christopher Columbus Dr & Grove St Crash

Jersey City, NJ (November 10, 2019) – A man has been taken into custody for his connection with a hit-and-run accident in Jersey City that took place on Halloween night, October 31st. The victim was struck near the intersection of Christopher Columbus Drive and Grove Street.  The suspect has been identified as Luis Rodriguez-Santana, 31, of Jersey City. The man was taken into custody in Jersey City on Wednesday, November 6th. It is believed that Rodriguez-Santana struck the injured victim, [...]

Toms River, NJ - 2 Killed After Crash Into Building On Hooper Ave

Toms River, NJ – 2 Killed After Crash On Hooper Ave

Toms River, NJ (November 10, 2019) – According to local law enforcement, two people were killed after a car crashed into the second story of a building in Toms River, New Jersey. The incident took place at EXIT Realty Elite, located at the 1466 block of Hooper Avenue. The accident happened in the early morning hours of Sunday, November 10th.  The vehicle involved was a red Porsche. It was reportedly traveling at a high speed when it struck a median, [...]

Lavalette, NJ - Man Killed In DUI Crash At NJ-35 & Guyer Ave

Lavalette, NJ – Man Killed In DUI Crash At NJ-35 & Guyer Ave

Lavalette, NJ (November 9, 2019) – A man was charged with vehicular homicide after striking and killing a man in Lavalette, New Jersey on Saturday, October 19th. The incident occurred near the intersection of NJ-35 and Guyer Avenue. The driver, identified as Brian Kosanke, 39, was reportedly on multiple substances at the time of the crash.  The deceased victim was identified as Thomas Castronovo, 83. Emergency responders rendered medical aid to Castronovo at the scene of the crash. He was [...]

Hawthorne, NJ - Pedestrian Injured At Lafayette Ave & Llewellyn Ave

Hawthorne, NJ – Pedestrian Injured At Lafayette & Llewellyn Aves

Hawthorne, NJ (November 9, 2019) – A man was critically injured after being struck by a vehicle in Hawthorne, New Jersey late on Thursday evening, November 8th. The accident happened at around 9 p.m. near the crossing of Lafayette  and Llewellyn Avenues. The injured party was taken to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey.  The 82-year-old man was struck by a Hawthorne man, 40, driving a Subaru Impreza. The current condition of the victim is unknown at [...]

I Was Injured In A Rideshare Crash: Do I Have A Case?

I Was Injured In A Rideshare Crash: Do I Have A Case?

Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft have boomed in popularity in recent years. More and more people are relying on these services for safe, quick, and simple transportation when they are out and about, especially after a night of drinking. However, many people don’t think about what happens when they are involved in an accident when using Uber or Lyft. It seems obvious that these rideshare drivers are just as prone to being involved in a serious auto accident [...]

Morris Co, NJ - Injury Crash At I-80 & Beverwyck Rd

Morris Co, NJ – Injury Crash At I-80 & Beverwyck Rd

Morris Co, NJ (November 8, 2019) – There was a serious crash reported in Morris County, New Jersey on Wednesday, November 6th. The accident happened near the intersection of Interstate-80 and Beverwyck Road in the area of Parsippany-Troy Hills. Local authorities responded to the scene around 7:30 a.m.  There are few details known about the accident at this time. At least one person at the scene sustained injuries. Local authorities were present to provide aid to injured parties involved in [...]

Pine Beach, NJ - Pedestrian Injury At US-9 & Atlantic City Blvd

Pine Beach, NJ – Pedestrian Injury At US-9 & Atlantic City Blvd

Pine Beach, NJ (November 8, 2019) – A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Pine Beach, New Jersey on Wednesday, November 6th. The incident happened near the intersection of US-9 and Atlantic City Bouvard at around 10:53 p.m. The man was airlifted to Jersey Shore University Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. According to local reports, the man was injured by a vehicle that was mistakenly put in reverse. Upon reaching a 7-Eleven convenience store located at the [...]