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The Pressures of the Gig Economy Are Increasing Rideshare Crashes

The Pressures of the Gig Economy Are Increasing Rideshare Crashes

There are a ton of different factors that can potentially contribute to a car crash in New Jersey, with distracted driving and drunk driving being among the most commonly discussed crashes for accidents across the country. Recent studies show that rideshare drivers may be even more vulnerable to causing crashes for new factors that weren’t present before the rise of the gig economy. The unique pressures of the gig economy can cause drivers to experience job fatigue along with [...]

Newark, NJ - Firefighter Injured Responding to Fire on N 6th St

Newark, NJ – Firefighter Injured Responding to Fire on N 6th St

Newark, NJ (April 3, 2020) – A firefighter was injured while responding to a fire on Thursday, April 2nd, in Newark, New Jersey. The accident occurred at a residence located at the 200 block of North 6th Street. The Newark Fire Department responded to the scene at around 9:25 p.m.  According to initial reports, a fire broke out at a two-and-a-half story home, for unknown reasons. Crews fought the flames as they grew from the basement to the upper floors [...]

Wayne, NJ - Ashley Miller Killed in Crash on NJ-23

Wayne, NJ – Ashley Miller Killed in Crash on NJ-23

Wayne, NJ (April 3, 2020) – A woman was killed following a car accident in Wayne, New Jersey on Thursday, April 2nd. A 39-year-old man from Cliffside Park, New Jersey was operating a dump truck on NJ-23 (US-202) when the vehicle collided with a gray SUV at around 9:40 a.m. The impact caused the SUV’s driver, Ashley Miller, 29, to suffer fatal injuries.  Miller’s vehicle sustained significant front-end damage due to the crash. She was pronounced dead at the scene [...]

Paramus, NJ - Drugged Driver Causes Injury Crash on Garden State Pkwy

Newark, NJ – Crash with Injuries at US-22 & Meeker Ave

Newark, NJ (April 2, 2020) – There were confirmed injuries following a collision in Newark earlier this morning. The accident occurred at around 6:38 a.m. on Thursday, April 2nd. The site of the collision was reportedly located at the intersection of US-22 west of Meeker Avenue.  The extent of the resulting injuries isn’t clear at this time. Emergency units responded to the scene to assist those involved in the accident. One lane on US-22 was closed at Meeker Avenue while [...]

Wayne, NJ - Collision Reported on NJ-23 North of I-80

Wayne, NJ – Collision Reported on NJ-23 North of I-80

Wayne, NJ (April 2, 2020) – Local authorities in Wayne, New Jersey shut down a highway due to a crash earlier this morning, Thursday, April 2nd. The accident occurred on NJ-23 just north of I-80 at around 10:30 a.m. Local sources indicated that the collision occurred near the Wayne Route 23 Transit Center.  At this time, few details on the accident have been reported by local sources. The severity and number of resulting injuries haven’t been disclosed. Authorities reported to [...]

According to Experts, These Are the 7 Deadliest Surgeriesed on Bruce Reynolds Blvd

According to Experts, These Are the 7 Deadliest Surgeries

The Journal of the American Medical Association Surgery recently reported that out of the nearly three million surgeries are performed annually, around 80 percent of deaths, complications, and costs are caused by seven emergency surgery procedures. These emergency procedures can range from a fairly simple operation to a highly invasive procedure, but they all have one common factor. Medical errors in emergency surgery are taking thousands of American lives each year.  Researchers have examined more than 400,000 patient records dating [...]

Cinnaminson, NJ - Collision at US-130 & Riverton Road

Cinnaminson, NJ – Collision at US-130 & Riverton Road

Cinnaminson, NJ (April 1, 2020) – Authorities responded to the scene of a car accident on Sunday morning, March 29th, in Cinnaminson, New Jersey. According to local sources, the accident took place at the corner of US-130 and Riverton Road. Initial reports indicated that the accident occurred at around 11:26 a.m.  The intersection was closed due to a crash involving downed power lines. Few other details on the collision have been released at this time. Paramedics responded to the scene [...]

Old Bridge, NJ - Pedestrian Crash at US-9 & Ferry Rd

Old Bridge, NJ – Pedestrian Crash at US-9 & Ferry Rd

Old Bridge, NJ (April 1, 2020) – There was a pedestrian accident reported in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey on Friday night, March 27th. The crash occurred at the intersection of US-9 and Ferry Road. The severity of the resulting injuries isn’t known at this time.  Few details on the crash are known at this time. The crash reportedly involved a pedestrian and a motor vehicle. The highway was closed at Ferry Road while emergency units were at the scene.  An [...]

Egg Harbor, NJ - Man Struck in Pedestrian Crash on Black Horse Pike

Egg Harbor, NJ – Man Struck in Pedestrian Crash on Black Horse Pike

Egg Harbor, NJ (March 31, 2020) – A man is reportedly in critical condition following a pedestrian accident in Egg Harbor Township. According to local sources, the unidentified pedestrian was struck on Black Horse Pike near the Oh St. Joseph Resort Hotel. The man was crossing north on Black Horse Pike when he was struck by an SUV at around 8:48 p.m.  According to initial reports, the victim was hit by a westbound 2016 Hyundai Tuscon driven by Ann Bucciero, [...]

Bridgewater, NJ - UPDATE: Joanne Herbert Killed in Union Ave Crash

Bridgewater, NJ – UPDATE: Joanne Herbert Killed in Union Ave Crash

Bridgewater, NJ (March 31, 2020) – The identity of a pedestrian killed in a crash in Bridgewater on Tuesday, March 24th, has been identified by local authorities. Local sources revealed that Joanne Herbert, 68, was hit by two vehicles while crossing at a designated crosswalk at around 1:02 p.m. The collision occurred at the intersection of Union Avenue and Finderne Avenue.  Herbert was crossing Union Avenue traveling southbound when she was struck by a 2001 International tractor-trailer driven by Kevin [...]