Tag - Newark

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 [...]

Newark, NJ - First Responder Injured Fighting Fire on Badger Ave

Newark, NJ – Firefighter Injured Fighting Fire on Badger Ave

Newark, NJ (July 10, 2020) – Firefighters were called to the scene of a residential fire in Newark on Monday, July 6. The incident was reported by local sources at around 1:01 a.m. early that morning at the 119 block of Badger Avenue. The fire reportedly started at the base and extended into all three floors of the structure by the time emergency responders arrived.  Initial reports indicated that fireworks may have been involved, as they were present in the [...]

Newark, NJ - Officer Struck on Scotter at Ferry & Jackson St

Newark, NJ – Officer Struck on Scooter at Ferry & Jackson St

Newark, NJ (June 28, 2020) – Authorities in Newark were called to the scene of a motor vehicle collision on Thursday, June 25. The crash occurred at the intersedction of Ferry Street and Jackson Street at around 1:40 p.m. Local reports revealed that a Newark police officer was crossing at the intersection when he was struck by a Honda Caravan.  The officer was reportedly riding a scooter down Ferry Street at the time of the accident. The injured party was [...]

Newark, NJ - Marie Edwards Killed in NJ Bus Crash on Eastern Pkwy

Newark, NJ – Marie Edwards Killed in NJ Bus Crash on Eastern Pkwy

Newark, NJ (June 24, 2020) – A 71-year-old woman suffered fatal injuries in multi-vehicle collision in Newark on Monday, June 22nd. The accident reportedly involving two vehicles and a New Jersey Transit bus. Local reports revealed that Marie Edwards was traveling on Eastern Parkway when she struck another car and then the. Edwards’ vehicle overturned due to the impact. She was pronounced dead roughly 20 minutes after the time of the crash, which occurred at around 2:42 p.m. No passengers [...]

Newark, NJ - Firefighter Suffered Injuries on S 16th St

Newark, NJ – Firefighter Suffered Injuries on S 16th St

Newark, NJ (June 16, 2020) – A firefighter was hospitalized with injuries following a house fire in Newark on Sunday morning, June 14th. The fire department was called to a three-story wooden frame early that morning. An estimated 90 firefighters responded to two vacant buildings located at the 509 and 513 blocks of S. 16th Street.  One of the firefighters was transported to University Hospital for treatment. The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. No other injuries were reported.  An [...]

Paterson, NJ - Multiple Injuries in Collision at Auburn St & Godwin Ave

Newark, NJ – Three People Killed in Collision on US-22

Newark, NJ (June 11, 2020) – Three people were killed following a collision in Newark on late Tuesday evening, June 9th. At around 11 p.m., the driver of a Cadillac CTS reportedly lost control of the vehicle and crashed. Authorities were called to the scene of the crash on US-22 EB.  Two people were ejected and killed in the crash. These victims were identified as Taylor Hill, 19, and Kamal Johnson, 18. Nashawn Brooks, 20, was also ejected and transported [...]

Newark, NJ - Firefighter Suffered Injuries on S 16th St

Newark, NJ – Deadly Blaze Kills One, Injures Seven on Magazine St

Newark, NJ (May 26, 2020) – Newark firefighters reported a fire on Saturday, May 23rd. The fire was reported at around 6:40 a.m. In the blaze, one person was reportedly killed, and another seven sustained injuries.  The fire took place at a residence located on Magazine Street. The cause and origin of the fire haven’t been disclosed at this time. The identities of the victims haven’t been released at this time.  An ongoing investigation into the incident is currently in progress.  We [...]

Paterson, NJ - Multiple Injuries in Collision at Auburn St & Godwin Ave

Newark, NJ – Charles Osei-Fosu Struck, Killed by Train near Peddie St

Newark, NJ (May 2, 2020) – A Union County man was fatally struck by a train in Newark on Sunday night, April 26th. Charles Osei-Fosu, 21, was hit by a New Jersey Transit train at around 8:10 p.m.  Osei-Fosu was hit by an eastbound Raritan Valley line train near Peddie Street. Osei-Fosu suffered fatal injuries in the accident. Further details on the crash aren’t currently available.  An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.  We would like to extend our [...]

Newark, NJ - Firefighter Suffered Injuries on S 16th 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 [...]

Franklin, NJ - Alexander Macniven Killed at Easton & Girard Ave

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 [...]