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Millburn Police Officer Luke Lyons ID'd As Victim Of Route 15 Crash (UPDATE) Millburn Police Officer Luke Lyons ID'd As Victim Of Route 15 Crash (UPDATE)
Millburn Police Officer Luke Lyons Dies In Car Crash Luke Lyons, an officer in the Millburn Police Department, has been identified as the victim of a crash on Route 15 in Morris County on Sunday, May 19, authorities confirmed. Lyons, 31, was in a four-door 2006 Honda Civic when he crashed on the southbound side of the roadway near mile post 3.5 around 1:25 a.m., Jefferson Township Police Capt. Robert Bush said. Our hearts go out to Millburn Police Officer Luke Lyons' family and friends. His sudden passing in a motor vehicle crash... Posted by NJ State PBA on Monday, May 20, 2024 A former marine and cancer survivor, Lyons wa…
Bloomfield Police Cruisers Wrecked In Pursuit Into Newark, Cops Say Bloomfield Police Cruisers Wrecked In Pursuit Into Newark, Cops Say
Bloomfield Police Cruisers Wrecked In Pursuit Into Newark, Cops Say A Bloomfield police pursuit led to two car crashes involving their own vehicles in Newark on the early morning of Monday, May 13. At 1:30 a.m., officers engaged in a pursuit of a stolen vehicle, Bloomfield police said. The black BMW X5 eluded officers through Bloomfield and then into Newark, police said. Bloomfield police were involved in two separate crashes in Newark, injuring three officers and one civilian, police said. The injuries were minor, police said. The suspect vehicle continued to flee after the Bloomfield Units were involved in the crash, police said. The incident remain…
Deer Crashes Through Windshield Killing Mom From West Orange In PA: State Police Deer Crashes Through Windshield Killing Mom From West Orange In PA: State Police
Molly Dowd Obituary Molly Dowd, 43-year-old New Jersey mother, died Monday, April 1, the day after a deer jumped through the windshield of the car she was riding in on a Pennsylvania highway, according to her PA State Police and her obituary on the Dangler Funeral Home website. Dowd was a passenger in the vehicle operated by Michael Bird on I-276 east when a deer crossed the westbound lanes, jumped over the center concrete barrier and onto the hood of the vehicle at 6:25 p.m. March 31 in Lower Southampton, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release. The deer came crashing through the windshield, seriousl…
Family Of 13-Year-Old Killed In Crash Embraced By Newark Community Family Of 13-Year-Old Killed In Crash Embraced By Newark Community
Family Of 13-Year-Old Killed In Crash Embraced By Newark Community Edwin Ivan Martinez was just 13 when he was killed in a car crash in Newark on Sunday, Feb. 25.The two-crash occurred at 9:41 p.m. at the intersection of Clifton Avenue and Montclair Avenue, Thomas Fennelly, chief assistant prosecutor in the homicide and major crimes unit for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.  Edwin, identified by a GoFundMe, was a passenger in one of the vehicles involved in the crash, Fennelly said.  The boy is being remembered on the campaign as a beloved son, brother, nephew and cousin. https://www.gofundme.com/f/edwin-ivan-martinez?utm_campaign=…
13-Year-Old Boy Killed In Newark Car Crash: Prosecutor 13-Year-Old Boy Killed In Newark Car Crash: Prosecutor
13-Year-Old Boy Killed In Newark Car Crash: Prosecutor A 13-year-old boy was killed in a car crash in Newark on the evening of Sunday, Feb. 25, authorities said. The two-crash occurred at 9:41 p.m. at the intersection of Clifton Avenue and Montclair Avenue, Thomas Fennelly, chief assistant prosecutor in the homicide and major crimes unit for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.  The 13-year-old was a passenger in one of the vehicles involved in the crash, Fennelly said. The investigation is active and ongoing, Fennelly said.
Mini School Bus Broadsided In Ridgewood (PHOTOS) Mini School Bus Broadsided In Ridgewood (PHOTOS)
Mini School Bus Broadsided In Ridgewood (Photos) No children were aboard a mini school bus that was broadsided by a sedan in Ridgewood early Friday. Three adults on the bus declined medical attention following the T-bone crash at the intersection of Kenilworth and Laurel roads shortly before 8:30 a.m. Feb. 16. The impact sent the minibus crashing partly through a fence and wrapped the driver's side STOP sign around a tree. Boyd A. Loving for DAILY VOICE The impact sent the Paterson-based We Care School Trans minibus crashing partly through a fence and wrapped the driver's side STOP sign around a tree. The Honda Accord driver chec…
Car Crashes Into Toll Booth On Garden State Parkway In Ocean County Car Crashes Into Toll Booth On Garden State Parkway In Ocean County
Car Crashes Into Toll Booth On Garden State Parkway In Ocean County A car crashed into a toll booth on the Garden State Parkway in Ocean County, causing an afternoon traffic slowdown. The New Jersey Department of Transportation said a vehicle overturned at the southbound toll plaza in Barnegat. The crash happened just after noon on Friday, Feb. 9. Traffic cameras showed a car on its roof up against a booth in the far left lane of the plaza.  The crash closed down at least one lane.
Female Driver Gravely Injured, Criminal Investigation Follows Teaneck Crash Involving Teens Female Driver Gravely Injured, Criminal Investigation Follows Teaneck Crash Involving Teens
Female Driver Gravely Injured, Criminal Investigation Follows Teaneck Crash Involving Teens UPDATE: A teen driver who ran after causing a crash that gravely injured a local Teaneck mom was seized by township police and will be prosecuted, authorities confirmed. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella didn't in any way identify the driver because of state laws governing such incidents. However, local sources said he's a Bogota High School student who was with a classmate when the 2015 Ford Explorer he was driving slammed into a 2022 Nissan Rogue at the intersection of Palmer and Sherman avenues -- three blocks from the high school -- at 7:52 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25. The impact sent t…
3-Year-Old Dies, Others Hospitalized In 3-Car Monmouth County Crash: Prosecutor 3-Year-Old Dies, Others Hospitalized In 3-Car Monmouth County Crash: Prosecutor
3-Year-Old Dies, Others Hospitalized In 3-Car Monmouth County Crash: Prosecutor A 3-year-old girl died in a three-car crash on Route 34 in Monmouth County over the weekend, authorities said. The crash involved a 2014 Dodge Ram pickup truck, a 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and a 2021 Ford Bronco, and happened around 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 north of the State Route 33 interchange, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago said. The 3-year-old girl, who was riding in the Jeep Cherokee, was pronounced dead at the scene while a 2-year-old boy in the car was hospitalized with minor injuries, and the driver was seriously injured, Santiago said. The drivers of the p…
Woman Killed In Crash Was Analyst For NJ Governor's Office: Murphy Woman Killed In Crash Was Analyst For NJ Governor's Office: Murphy
Woman Killed In Crash Was Analyst For NJ Governor's Office: Murphy The 25-year-old Princeton resident killed in a car crash on New Year's Day, in Middlesex County has been identified as a former state worker. Louisa Bradlow Carman worked as a policy analyst in the state's Office of Health Care Affordability and Transparency, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:56 a.m., following the crash at Route 1 and College Road in Plainsboro, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone said. A graduate of Swarthmore Office, Carman previously served as an intern in Gov. Phil Murphy's office. Murphy paid tribute to…
Route 3 Pedestrian Killed On Christmas Route 3 Pedestrian Killed On Christmas
Route 3 Pedestrian Killed On Christmas Investigators were trying to determine what a 31-year-old Passaic man who was struck and killed on Route 3 on Christmas Day was doing on the highway. Randy Rafael Reyes Duran was struck by a Tesla near Passaic Avenue shortly before 6:30 p.m. Monday, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Clifton Police Chief Thomas Rinaldi said in a brief announcement on Tuesday. He was pronounced dead at the scene, they said, adding that the driver remained there. "At this point there's no idea why he was on the highway," one investigator said. "It wasn't suicide or anything like that." ANY…
Diesel Tank Dislodges, Hits Car In Messy Crash That Closed Route 80 For Hours: Police Diesel Tank Dislodges, Hits Car In Messy Crash That Closed Route 80 For Hours: Police
Diesel Tank Dislodges, Hits Car In Messy Crash That Closed Route 80 For Hours: Police A Freightliner driver was hospitalized after being rear-ended by an SUV in a crash that closed a portion of Route 80 closed for several hours on Tuesday morning, Dec. 26, state police said. The crash occurred on the westbound side near milepost 22.4 in Allamuchy just before 8 a.m., New Jersey State Police Trooper Troy McNair told Daily Voice. A Chevy SUV lost control and rear-ended the tractor-trailer, causing its tank, which was carrying diesel fuel, to come loose and hit a Subaru passenger vehicle, McNair said. The Freightliner driver was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries. T…
Driver Running Stop Sign Hits Jersey City Police Officers: Authorities Driver Running Stop Sign Hits Jersey City Police Officers: Authorities
Driver Running Stop Sign Hits Jersey City Police Officers: Authorities Two police officers in Jersey City suffered minor injuries in a car crash on Sunday, Dec. 17, according to a crash investigation report provided to Daily Voice. Police responded to Martin Luther King Avenue and Warner Avenue after an officer notified dispatch he was involved in a two-car crash when a car ran a stop sign and struck the police car, according to the report.  Two officers complained of pain to their left sides and were transported to Jersey City Medical Center for further treatment, according to the report. The driver of the other vehicle complained of pain to his legs and…
Motorcyclist, 26, Killed In Route 206 Crash Had Recently Lost His Dad, Family Says Motorcyclist, 26, Killed In Route 206 Crash Had Recently Lost His Dad, Family Says
Motorcyclist, 26, Killed In Route 206 Crash Had Recently Lost His Dad, Family Says Tragedy has struck twice for the Nelson family. Daniel Joseph Nelson, of Skillman, died in a crash on Route 206 on Dec. 1 — nearly three months after losing his father, Dan Nelson. He was 26 years old. According to a GoFundMe page, Danny's father had died in August. "The two of them were best friends," his sister Alyssa wrote. "They did just about everything together, which made the passing extremely hard for Daniel." Nelson was riding his motorcycle along Route 206 in Montgomery Township when he was involved in an accident with another vehicle, around 12:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, as previou…
Bergen Teen Who Crashed Tesla Into Tree, Injuring 3 Classmates, Charged With Assault By Auto Bergen Teen Who Crashed Tesla Into Tree, Injuring 3 Classmates, Charged With Assault By Auto
Bergen Teen Who Crashed Tesla Into Tree, Injuring 3 Classmates, Charged With Assault By Auto A 17-year-old area boy was speeding when he crashed a Tesla into a tree in Closter earlier this month, seriously injuring three of his classmates, authorities confirmed on Wednesday. A delinquency complaint charges the driver with three counts of assault by auto in connection with the Model X crash, which occurred on Durie Avenue shortly before 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said on Dec. 13. The crash comes coincidentally amid a recall of two million Tesla models Y, S, 3, and X produced between Oct. 5, 2012, and Dec. 7, 2023. The National Highway Traffic Safety Adm…
Two Dead After Car Fleeing Police Strikes Taxi: State AG Two Dead After Car Fleeing Police Strikes Taxi: State AG
Two Dead After Car Fleeing Police Strikes Taxi: State AG A police encounter turned deadly on Sunday, Dec. 10 in Elizabeth, after a car fleeing officers crashed into a taxi, killing the driver and passenger, authorities said. At 5:42 a.m., police responded to a report of gunfire near Fourth and Center Street, the state attorney general's office said. Police followed a vehicle of interest, which then collided with the taxi at Grand Street and Routes 1 and 9, the state attorney's general office said. The identities of the victims have not been released. Two of the three occupants in the other vehicle were arrested and hospitalized with non life…
DOUBLE FATAL: 2 Dead In West Orange Crash (DEVELOPING) DOUBLE FATAL: 2 Dead In West Orange Crash (DEVELOPING)
Double Fatal: 2 Dead In West Orange Crash (Developing) Two people were killed in a car crash in West Orange on Tuesday, Nov. 28, authorities said.  The crash occurred at Northfield Avenue between Old North Avenue and Gregory Avenue, West Orange police said.  The Essex County Prosecutor's Office said they are leading the investigation into the fatal crash. According to CBS New York, the driver may have suffered a medical emergency prior to the collision. This is a developing story. Check back for more updates.
Fair Lawn Rescue Squad Extricates Trapped Senior Van Driver Following Crash Fair Lawn Rescue Squad Extricates Trapped Senior Van Driver Following Crash
Fair Lawn Rescue Squad Extricates Trapped Senior Van Driver Following Crash  A senior minivan driver was hospitalized after firefighters extricated him following a morning crash Tuesday in Fair Lawn. Members of the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad freed the driver following a collision with a Toyota Camry that knocked his Chrysler Town & Country into a utility pole at the intersection of Hartley Place and Rosalie Street around 7:30 a.m. Nov. 28. A Bergen County EMS ambulance took him to a local hospital with injuries that didn't appear life-threatening. Boyd A. Loving BDJ Towing removed both vehicles. Boyd A. Loving Members of Fair Lawn Fire Co. 3 also responded w…
Newark Duo Seriously Injured In Head-On Crash: Police Newark Duo Seriously Injured In Head-On Crash: Police
Newark Duo Seriously Injured In Head-On Crash: Police Four people were seriously injured in a head-on Sussex County crash on Saturday, Nov. 25, New Jersey State Police said. A Honda Civic heading south on W. Owassa Turnpike (Route 521) crossed over the double yellow line and struck a Honda CRV heading north, head-on around 11:50 a.m. near milepost 26.2 in Frankford Township, NJSP Sgt. Charles Marchan said. The driver of the CRV, a 75-year-old Newark man, suffered moderate injuries, as did his passenger, a 37-year-old Newark man. The driver of the Civic, Matthew Budd, a 22-year-old Dingmans Ferry, PA resident, and his passenger, a 19-year-old…
Four Juveniles Hospitalized In Route 80 SUV Crash: State Police Four Juveniles Hospitalized In Route 80 SUV Crash: State Police
Four Juveniles Hospitalized In Route 80 SUV Crash: State Police Four juveniles and an adult were hospitalized in a double SUV crash on Route 80 Wednesday, Nov. 15, state police said. A Jeep SUV and a Honda SUV were heading westbound when they collided near milepost 29 in Roxbury around 1:45 a.m., NJSP Detective I Jeffrey Lebron told Daily Voice. The Jeep driver and its four passengers were taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation of minor injuries, Lebron said. No other injuries were reported in the crash, which remains under investigation.
16-Year-Old Killed, Two Injured In Newark Crash: Authorities 16-Year-Old Killed, Two Injured In Newark Crash: Authorities
16-Year-Old Killed, Two Injured In Newark Crash: Authorities A 16-year-old teenage boy was killed and two others injured after their stolen car collided with a garbage truck in Newark on Friday, Nov. 10, authorities said. At 4:32 a.m., police responded to Central Avenue and 1st Street on a report of the crash, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. The stolen car had four juveniles, one fled the scene and two were treated for injuries at University Hospital, Stephens and Fragé said. One was pronounced dead at the scene, Stephens and Fragé said. The driver of the truck was …
Teens Hospitalized After Car Slams Into Tree, Bursts Into Flames In Glen Rock Teens Hospitalized After Car Slams Into Tree, Bursts Into Flames In Glen Rock
Teens Hospitalized After Car Slams Into Tree, Bursts Into Flames In Glen Rock A 17-year-old driver was speeding moments before he mishandled a turn and crashed into a tree in Glen Rock at the Ridgewood border, igniting a fire that engulfed his vehicle, authorities said. The driver had a 14-year-old passenger with him when, according to witnesses, he “traveled at an unsafe speed within the confines of the Village of Ridgewood along Carlisle Terrace, Ivy Place, and Linden Street” around 6:30 p.m. last Thursday, Nov. 2, Police Chief Dean Ackermann said. “When the driver turned from Linden Street onto Highwood Avenue, he lost control and struck a tree on the Glen Rock si…
24-Year-Old Passenger Killed In Car That Rolled Onto Parked Vehicles On Route 35 In Sayreville 24-Year-Old Passenger Killed In Car That Rolled Onto Parked Vehicles On Route 35 In Sayreville
24-Year-Old Passenger Killed In Car That Rolled Onto Parked Vehicles On Route 35 In Sayreville Authorities have identified the 24-year-old man killed in a single-car crash over the weekend on Route 35 in Sayreville. Zion Jackson, of Keansburg, was a passenger in the vehicle that crashed near Fred’s Bait and Tackle Shop around 5 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone said. A 2009 Acura TL was heading south on Route 35 when it veered off the roadway striking a safety bollard for a fire hydrant and then rolled over onto the two parked vehicles, the prosecutor said. Jackson was pronounced dead at the scene while the driver and a second passenger were hospit…
Crash On Garden State Parkway In Irvington Snarls Traffic Crash On Garden State Parkway In Irvington Snarls Traffic
Crash On Garden State Parkway In Irvington Snarls Traffic A car crash that left a vehicle overturned on the Garden State Parkway has caused two lanes to be blocked, according to 511NJ. Crash and Overturned vehicle on Garden State Parkway northbound South of Exit 143 - NJ 124 (Irvington Twp) 2 Left lanes of 5 lanes blocked https://t.co/o6NBGrPQpm — 511NJ GSP (@511njgsp) October 27, 2023 The crash occurred near the Garden State Parkway northbound south of Exit 143  by Route 124 in Irvington.
NEAR MISS: Chain-Reaction Crash At PIP Gas Station Dislodges Pump NEAR MISS: Chain-Reaction Crash At PIP Gas Station Dislodges Pump
Near Miss: Chain-Reaction Crash At PIP Gas Station Dislodges Pump A tragedy was avoided when a chain-reaction crash involving drivers from Englewood dislodged a gas pump at a service station on the Palisades Interstate Parkway. A 2003 Infiniti sedan driven by a 48-year-old city man entered the Mobil station on the southbound PIP in Englewood Cliffs and struck a 2013 Honda sedan being operated by a 52-year-old city woman who was parked near the pumps shortly before 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20, PIP Police Lt. Raymond Walter said. The Infiniti pushed the Honda into the pumps, dislodging one of them and exposing the fuel lines, the lieutenant said. The female dr…
Fundraiser Created In Honor Of Jersey City Crash Victim: 'He’s Going To Be So So Missed' Fundraiser Created In Honor Of Jersey City Crash Victim: 'He’s Going To Be So So Missed'
Fundraiser Created In Honor Of Jersey City Crash Victim: 'He’s Going To Be So So Missed' The community is coming together after 26-year-old Dylan Weidenfeld was killed in a car crash in Jersey City on Monday, Oct. 16. A GoFundMe has been created in honor of Weidenfeld, with the money going to a charity of his family's choosing. As of Friday, Oct. 20, more than $9,600 has been raised. The fundraiser was created by F45 Hoboken and Downtown Jersey City, where Weidenfeld worked. Honestly, this is the hardest post I ever thought I would share and the last thing I could have ever imagined would... Posted by Lisa Lieberman-Wang on Monday, October 16, 2023 Weidenfeld was operating …
Driver Was Going 100MPH+ Before Triple Fatal Jersey City Crash: Prosecutor Driver Was Going 100MPH+ Before Triple Fatal Jersey City Crash: Prosecutor
Driver Was Going 100MPH+ Before Triple Fatal Jersey City Crash: Prosecutor A 23-year-old driver was going more than 100 mph in a crash that left three people dead earlier this week in Jersey City, authorities said. Ziyang Wang, of Jersey City, was behind the wheel of a BMW X5 M0i that struck a Kia Amanti driven by 26-year-old Dylan Weidenfeld head-on, on Paterson Plank Road around 12:45 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16. Weidenfeld and two of Wang's passengers, whose names were not released, both died. A third passenger of Wang's remains in critical condition, while a front-seat passenger suffered non-life-threatening injuries, Suarez said.  Wang, who was going more than 100…
NJ Prom Queen Delivering Newspapers Killed By Dump Truck Running Stop Sign: Campaign NJ Prom Queen Delivering Newspapers Killed By Dump Truck Running Stop Sign: Campaign
NJ Prom Queen Delivering Newspapers Killed By Dump Truck Running Stop Sign: Campaign A high school prom queen was killed in a crash while delivering newspapers with a friend in Salem County. Kayla Rose Dowling of Blackwood died after the car she was riding in was broadsided by a dump truck that ran a stop sign on Wednesday, Oct. 11, according to a GoFundMe "Nobody expects to lose their child and Jill and Jose are not prepared to pay for a funeral," the GoFundMe says. Kayla, who leaves behind a young daughter, Elliana, was "a vibrant soul who brought joy and love to everyone around her," her obituary says. "The impact she had on those who knew her will forever be impri…
DUI Essex County Sheriff's Officer Charged In Wrong-Way Crash That Injured 8: Prosecutor DUI Essex County Sheriff's Officer Charged In Wrong-Way Crash That Injured 8: Prosecutor
DUI Essex County Sheriff's Officer Charged In Wrong-Way Crash That Injured 8: Prosecutor An Essex County Sheriff's Officer has been charged in a 2022 wrong-way crash that left eight people injured, during which he had been under the influence, authorities in Hudson County said. Michael Johnson, 36, was under the influence when he drove a Jeep Cherokee east in the westbound lanes of the Route 280 entrance ramp near Harrison Avenue around 11:20 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2022, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. Johnson, of Irvington, struck a Chevy Traverse and a Nissan Rogue, leaving eight people injured, Suarez said. He was not on duty at the time of the crash. …
DUI Driver Who Fatally Pinned Atlantic County Worker's Van Gets Time In State Slammer DUI Driver Who Fatally Pinned Atlantic County Worker's Van Gets Time In State Slammer
DUI Driver Who Fatally Pinned Atlantic County Worker's Van Gets Time In State Slammer A 36-year-old South Jersey woman has been sentenced to six years in New Jersey State Prison for a fatal crash in which she was found to be using numerous drugs, authorities said. Bao “Joanna” Huynh, of Brigantine, was sentenced on the charge of vehicular homicide on Thursday, Sept. 21, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office. She must serve 85% of the sentence before being eligible for parole. At 12:17 p.m. on June 26, 2021, Hector Salgado, 54, of Lindenwold was killed when a motor vehicle operated by Huynh struck his Dodge work van in Brigantine, the prosec…
Crash Closes Portion Of Garden State Parkway, Backing Up Traffic In Union County Crash Closes Portion Of Garden State Parkway, Backing Up Traffic In Union County
Crash Closes Portion Of Garden State Parkway, Backing Up Traffic In Union County A crash shut down a portion of the Garden State Parkway and backed up traffic in Union County Friday afternoon, Sept. 15. The crash occurred on the northbound side near exit 139A in Roselle around 12 p.m., shutting down three of five right lanes, according to 511NJ. Crash on Garden State Parkway northbound Exit 139A - Roselle Park (Union Twp) 3 Right lanes of 5 lanes blocked https://t.co/1kpYI5Hlb0 — 511NJ GSP (@511njgsp) September 15, 2023 Traffic was backed up about three miles to the Stiles Street exit in Cranford as of about 12:35 p.m. Delays on Garden State Parkway northbound …