Car Accidents

Legal Help for New Jersey Rideshare Accidents

Legal Help for New Jersey Rideshare Accidents

If you are riding in an Uber or Lyft and your rideshare driver gets into a collision, under current procedures, pursuing a case is relatively straightforward.  The Minimal Trouble Perspective An article in Fortune Magazine recounts a story from the point of view of an Uber passenger who was involved in a crash while traveling in the rideshare vehicles. The article claims that the Uber passenger’s driver was involved in a significant fender bender. The incident took place early in the [...]

Bridgewater, NJ - Frank Bartholomew Killed in Fall on Van Veghten Dr

Bridgewater, NJ – Frank Bartholomew Killed in Fall on Van Veghten Dr

Bridgewater, NJ (July 15, 2020) – On Monday, July 13, a man from Pennsylvania was killed after falling 30 feet from a warehouse roof in Bridgewater. The incident took place at the Brook Warehouse located at the 5 block of Van Veghten Drive. Frank Bartholomew, 34, a roof worker, fell from through the roof at around 10:31 p.m.  Emergency responders attempted lifesaving measures on the victim. Finderne Rescue Squad took him to Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in Somerville, New [...]

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Warren, NJ – UPDATE: Sandra Rezk Killed in Crash on I-78

Warren, NJ (July 14, 2020) – The identity of the woman killed in a car accident in Warren on yesterday night has been identified. On Monday, July 13, Sandra Rezk, 25, was killed in a multi-vehicle collision in Somerset County. The accident occurred on I-78 near milepost 36.2.  The accident reportedly involved three vehicles. Rezk suffered fatal injuries in the crash, and the rear passenger of an SUV was also injured. The collision occurred for unknown reasons at around 6:40 [...]

Irvington, NJ - Crash with Injuries on Garden State Pkwy

Irvington, NJ – Crash with Injuries on Garden State Pkwy

Irvington, NJ (July 14, 2020) – At least one person was injured following a car accident in Irvington on Monday, July 13, at around 3:55 a.m. on Garden State Parkway (NJ-444).  Three vehicles were reportedly involved in the crash located north of exit 144. The vehicles involved in the collision sustained significant damage. One injured party had to be extricated from the vehicle and transported to a nearby medical facility for treatment.  The crash is currently under investigation.  Our thoughts are with [...]

Newark, NJ - Car Crashes Closes Ramp to US-1 from I-78

Newark, NJ – Car Crashes Closes Ramp to US-1 from I-78

Newark, NJ (July 13, 2020) – A crash in the Newark area resulted in lane closures on a major highway on Monday, July 13. The collision occurred at around 6:03 p.m. The site of the crash was located at the I-78 off-ramp to US-1.  At this time, few details on the accident have been reported. Emergency vehicles were present at the scene to render aid to those involved in the accident. The cause of the collision has not yet been [...]

Warren, NJ - One Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-78

Warren, NJ – One Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-78

Warren, NJ (July 14, 2020) – A multi-vehicle collision in Warren left one person dead on Monday, July 13, according to reports from the New Jersey State Police. The accident occurred at around 6:40 p.m. near milepost 36.2 on I-78. All lanes on the highway were closed while investigators were present at the scene.  The factors contributing to the accident are not known at this time. Multiple vehicles collided on the interstate and one of the parties involved suffered fatal [...]

Teaneck, NJ - Pileup Crash Sends Van into Home on Wilson Ave

Teaneck, NJ – Pileup Crash Sends Van into Home on Wilson Ave

Teaneck, NJ (July 12, 2020) – A multi-vehicle collision in Teaneck resulted in road closures earlier today on Sunday, July 12. The accident occurred near the intersection of NJ-4 and S. Wilson Avenue at around 5 a.m. Local reports revealed that a van with New York license plates crashed into a home in Bergen County located on Wilson Avenue.  The van was stopped by a brick wall, preventing it from doing much damage to the residence. No injuries were reported [...]

Hackensack, NJ - Man Arrested in Fatal Crash at Sutton Ave & Polifly Rd

Hackensack, NJ – Man Arrested in Fatal Crash at Sutton Ave & Polifly Rd

Hackensack, NJ (July 12, 2020) – A 27-year-old Hackensack man was killed after being involved in a hit-and-run collision on Saturday, July 11. The accident occurred near the intersection of Sutton and Polifly Road at around 12:39 a.m. that morning. The victim was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.  Authorities later arrested Gonzalez Ramirez, 36, in connection with the deadly accident. Ramirez was charged with fleeing the scene of a crash involving bodily injury, [...]

Hardyston, NJ - Christopher Evans Killed in Crash on Co Rd 515

Hardyston, NJ – Christopher Evans Killed in Crash on Co Rd 515

Hardyston, NJ (July 11, 2020) – On Tuesday afternoon, July 30, a Kinnelon man was killed in a motorcycle collision in Hardyston. The accident took place on County Road 515 (Stockholm-Vernon Road) near Snufftown Road. According to local sources, a 1972 Triumph motorcycle collided head-on with a 2009 Dodge Ram at around 4:20 p.m. The motorcyclist, Christopher Evans, 47, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Dodge, Samuel Escamilla-Perez, 36, of Wharton, New Jersey, was not injured [...]

New Brunswick, NJ - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Amtrak Train

New Brunswick, NJ – Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Amtrak Train

New Brunswick, NJ (July 11, 2020) – On Wednesday, July 8, a pedestrian was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in New Brunswick. At around 6:25 p.m., the victim was hit by the New York City-bound train. The accident took place at the train station located in New Brunswick on Albany Street.  The victim was reportedly crossing the tracks when they were fatally hit by the oncoming train. At this time, the identity of the deceased party has not [...]