Tag - Jersey City

Jersey City, NJ - Man Killed in Firework Accident on Fremont St

Jersey City, NJ – Man Killed in Firework Accident on Fremont St

Jersey City, NJ (July 8, 2020) – On the Fourth of July, Saturday, a 33-year-old man was killed in a firework accident in Jersey City. Authorities were called to the site of the accident at the 84 block of Fremont Street. According to local reports, a man was injured after a firework exploded into his chest at around 1 a.m.  The injured party was transported to Jersey City Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The man was later pronounced dead.  The incident [...]

Jersey City, NJ - Shawn Charles Fatally Struck at Summit & Hopkins AveTotowa Ave & Marion St

Jersey City, NJ – Shawn Charles Fatally Struck at Summit & Hopkins Ave

Jersey City, NJ (July 6, 2020) – A Jersey City man was killed after being struck by a vehicle while living a residence on Saturday, July 4. The crash occurred near the intersection of Summit Avenue and Hopkins Avenue at around 4 a.m. Shawn Charles, 26, was later pronounced dead at Jersey City Medical Center.  Charles was reportedly standing at a home near a vehicle that was backing up to leave the area. The driver initially left the scene but [...]

East Rutherford, NJ - Multiple Injuries in Motorcycle Crash on NJ Tpke

Jersey City, NJ – Illich Ferrera Killed in Crash on Paterson Plank Rd

Jersey City, NJ (June 20, 2020) – A motorcyclist was killed after crashing his bike in an attempt to avoid a vehicle in Jersey City. The accident occurred at around 11 p.m. at the intersection of Paterson Plank Road and Congress Street. The deceased victim was identified as Illich Ferrera, 43, of Hackensack, New Jersey.  Ferrara reportedly crashed into a wall while attempting to avoid another vehicle. The vehicle in question is believed to be an older-style passenger van of [...]

Fort Lee, NJ - Man Charged in Fatal Pedestrian Crash on NJ Tpke at NJ-440 & NJ-185

Jersey City, NJ – Collision with Injuries at NJ-440 & NJ-185

Jersey City, NJ (June 8, 2020) – Two drivers were left injured following a collision in Jersey City on Thursday, June 4th. The accident occurred near the intersection of NJ-440 and NJ-185. Authorities were called to the scene to render aid to those injured at the scene.  Initial reports revealed that a 34-year-old man was driving a 2012 Honda Accord when it collided with a 1992 Toyota Celica. Both drivers suffered injuries and were transported to Jersey City Medical Center. [...]

Gillette, NJ - Injury Accident at Morristown Rd & Bellewood Dr

Jersey City, NJ – Two Drivers Injured in Crash on NJ-440

Jersey City, NJ (June 5, 2020) – On Thursday morning, June 4th, two drivers were hurt following a crash in Jersey City. The accident took place at the intersection of NJ-440 and NJ-185. Initial reports revealed that a 2012 Honda Accord driven by a 34-year-old Bayonne man was struck by a 1992 Toyota Celica.  Both drivers were reportedly transferred to Jersey City Medical Center. The driver of the Toyota has since been released. The Bayonne man is currently still in [...]

Jersey City, NJ - Mechanic Killed by Falling SUV on Garfield Ave

Jersey City, NJ – Mechanic Killed by Falling SUV on Garfield Ave

Jersey City, NJ (May 28, 2020) – A 29-year-old mechanic was killed after the SUV he was working on fell off a lift and crushed him. The incident took place at a shop located at the 1046 block of Garfield Avenue in Jersey City. The man was working on a Toyota SUV when it fell on his chest at around 10:40 p.m. on Sunday night, May 24th.  The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials from the Occupational Safety [...]

Old Tappan, NJ - T-Bone Injury Crash at Old Tappan and Orangeburgh Rd

Jersey City, NJ – UPDATE: Peter Siano Injured in NJ-139 Crash

New Jersey, NJ (April 30, 2020) – A 27-year-old New York woman was arrested in connection with a crash that injured a Port Authority police officer on Tuesday morning, April 28th. Amandeep Tiwana of Flushing, New York struck a median on NJ-139 and reportedly caused a chain-reaction collision. Officer Peter Siano III and three Jersey City Police Officers were injured in the accident.  Siano and the other officers were at the scene of another crash when they were struck by [...]

Jersey City, NJ - Officer Injured in Collision near Holland with Tunnel

Jersey City, NJ – Officer Injured in Collision near Holland with Tunnel

Jersey City, NJ (April 29, 2020) – An officer from the Port Authority police department was injured following a multi-vehicle collision in Jersey City on Tuesday morning, April 28th. The accident occurred on NJ-139 near the main feeder to the Holland Tunnel. The officer was at the scene of another crash when a second collision took place at around 12:45 a.m.  A vehicle crashed into the emergency response, striking the officer and several parked patrol vehicles. The officer and other [...]

Jersey City, NJ - Woman Rear-Ends Sedan on Bergen Avellowing Crash on Bargaintown Rdd & Lanes Mill Rd

Jersey City, NJ – Woman Rear-Ends Sedan on Bergen Ave

Jersey City, NJ (March 25, 2020) – A 20-year-old driver was driving with an infant passenger when their vehicle rear-ended a sedan in Jersey City on Tuesday, March 24th. The accident took place at the intersection of Bergen and Gifford Avenues. At around 2:40 a.m., the driver was speeding down Bergen Avenue when the vehicle struck a sedan driven by an off-duty Hasbrouck Heights officer.  According to initial reports, a 2010 Toyota Corolla was hit from behind by a 2009 [...]

Jersey City, NJ - Shawn Charles Fatally Struck at Summit & Hopkins AveTotowa Ave & Marion St

Jersey City, NJ – Deadly Pedestrian Crash at Palisade Ave & Waverly St

Jersey City, NJ (March 21, 2020) – A pedestrian was killed following a hit-and-run accident in Jersey City on Wednesday morning, March 18th. Initial reports revealed that the crash occurred at the corner of Palisade Avenue and Waverly Street at around 1:45 a.m. The driver fled the scene following the crash.  The man was identified as a 62-year-old man, but his name hasn’t been released at this time. Investigators believe that a dark-colored wagon struck the victim, similar to a [...]