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Motorcyclist Ejected In Rear-End Route 17 Crash (UPDATE) Motorcyclist Ejected In Rear-End Route 17 Crash (UPDATE)
Motorcyclist Ejected In Rear-End Route 17 Crash (Update) A 19-year-old motorcyclist from Moonachie was hospitalized after he was ejected during a rear-end crash early Tuesday with a Tesla on Route 17, authorities said. The May 7 morning rush was well underway when the motorcyclist rammed the other vehicle from behind just south of the busy Franklin Avenue intersection around 7:30 a.m. He was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center with injuries that didn't appear to be life-threatening, Hasbrouck Heights Police Lt. John Behr said. A lane of traffic was able to pass, while two remained closed, as the scene was cleared and an investigation b…
Crash Closes Route 287 In Morristown Crash Closes Route 287 In Morristown
Crash Closes Route 287 In Morristown A crash closed a portion of Route 287 in Morristown Saturday, Nov. 4. It happened in the southbound lanes just south of Exit 35 around 5:05 p.m. One lane was closed and traffic cameras show moderate delays.
Granite Spill Temporarily Closes Route 46 Bridge Granite Spill Temporarily Closes Route 46 Bridge
Granite Spill Temporarily Closes Route 46 Bridge A noontime mishap closed the Route 46 bridge over the Hackensack River on Monday. The delay was temporary after a truck carrying granite and quartz spilled most of its load on the 89-year-old span between Little Ferry and Ridgefield Park on March 13. A New Jersey Department of Transportation crew with a front-end loader and dump truck cleaned up the spill and the road was reopened. No injuries were reported.
Pedestrian Thrown Over Median In Route 17 Ramsey Crash (PHOTOS) Pedestrian Thrown Over Median In Route 17 Ramsey Crash (PHOTOS)
Pedestrian Thrown Over Median In Route 17 Ramsey Crash (Photos) A pedestrian was thrown from the northbound lanes and into the south after being struck by a vehicle on Route 17 in Ramsey on Wednesday, Dec. 28, authorities said. Dawn Capricuso Meyers tells Daily Voice she was heading north when she saw the man leaning against the divider and looking toward the Bottle King on the northbound side around 1:50 p.m. "It looked like he was waiting for an opportunity to cross," she said. "He looked right at me when I drove by.  "I was in the fast lane and thought, 'This is going to cause an accident.'" Seconds later, it did. The man was struck and thrown ov…
Car Fire Causes Delays, Shutdowns On Route 80 In Morris County Car Fire Causes Delays, Shutdowns On Route 80 In Morris County
Car Fire Causes Delays, Shutdowns On Route 80 In Morris County A car that caught fire on Route 80 caused serious delays and several lane closures in Morris County. The fire broke out on the westbound ramp to Exit 30-Howard Boulevard in Mount Arlington shortly before 1:10 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2, according to 511NJ. Vehicle fire on I-80 westbound ramp to Exit 30 - Howard Blvd (Mount Arlington) All lanes closed https://t.co/BVGzcp6H7O — 511NJ I80 (@511nji80) August 2, 2022 All lanes were initially closed, while two right lanes remain closed. Heavy traffic on I-80 westbound East of Exit 34 - NJ 15 (Wharton) to Exit 30 - Howard Blvd (Mount Arlin…
Double Tractor-Trailer Crash Causes Serious Delays, Fluid Spill On Route 78: DEVELOPING Double Tractor-Trailer Crash Causes Serious Delays, Fluid Spill On Route 78: DEVELOPING
Double Tractor-Trailer Crash Causes Serious Delays, Fluid Spill On Route 78: Developing A crash involving two tractor-trailers spilled fluid on the roadway and serious delays on Route 78, developing reports say. The crash occurred in the eastbound lanes west of Exit 11 to Route 614/Pattenburg Road in Bethlehem Township around 7 a.m. on Friday, July 8, according to 511NJ. Crash and Fuel spill on I-78 eastbound West of Exit 11 - CR 614/Pattenburg Rd (Bethlehem Twp) 1 Right lane of 3 lanes closed https://t.co/0aKQTOOj4A — 511NJ I78 (@511nji78) July 8, 2022 Two of three right lanes remained closed as of 9:40 a.m. with delays of around 40 minutes, the outlet said. Crash an…
Brush Fire Backs Up Route 287 In Morris County Brush Fire Backs Up Route 287 In Morris County
Brush Fire Backs Up Route 287 In Morris County A Friday morning brush fire was causing traffic delays on Route 287 in Morris County, authorities said. The fire broke out in the southbound lanes south of exit 40 to Route 511 in Parsippany shortly before 9:45 a.m., according to 511NJ. Fire crews in Parsippany and Whippany, as well as the New Jersey Forest Fire Service, were working to douse the blaze, initial reports said. Two of four right lanes were shut down, causing a 10 to 15 minute delay, according to 511NJ. Brush fire on I-287 southbound South of Exit 40 - CR 511/Parsippany Rd (Parsippany-Troy Hills Twp) 2 Right lanes of 4 la…
Trapped Victim Dies In Route 287 Car Fire, State Police Say Trapped Victim Dies In Route 287 Car Fire, State Police Say
Trapped Victim Dies In Route 287 Car Fire, State Police Say One person died after becoming trapped in a car fire on Route 287 Thursday afternoon, state police confirmed. The vehicle went up in flames in the southbound lanes near milepost 32.2 in Harding Township just after 3:15 p.m., NJSP Sgt. Alejandro Goez told DailyVoice.com. There was one confirmed fatality, Goez said. Delays of 15 to 20 minutes were being reported, according to 511NJ. Crash investigation and Vehicle fire on I-287 southbound South of Exit 33 - Harter Rd/US 202 (Harding Twp) 2 Right lanes of 3 lanes closed 15-20 minute delay use caution https://t.co/aNQkUPUbpL — 511NJ I287 …
Jersey Shore Pedestrian Struck, Killed Walking On Garden State Parkway, State Police Say Jersey Shore Pedestrian Struck, Killed Walking On Garden State Parkway, State Police Say
Jersey Shore Pedestrian Struck, Killed Walking On Garden State Parkway, State Police Say A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Toyota Friday afternoon while walking on the Garden State Parkway in Ocean County, authorities said. The fatal crash occurred at 2:12 p.m. in a northbound lane of the parkway in Toms River, according to a spokesman for the New Jersey State Police. The parkway experienced heavy traffic delays in both directions as state troopers investigated the crash scene, reports said. A preliminary investigation found that a Toyota Camry "struck a pedestrian in the roadway" near milepost 82, according to the NJSP spokesman, Sgt. First Class Lawrence Peele. The pe…
Major Crash Jams Parkway For Miles In Essex County Major Crash Jams Parkway For Miles In Essex County
Major Crash Jams Parkway For Miles In Essex County Traffic crawled on the Garden State Parkway in Essex County Thursday morning due to a major crash. The crash -- apparently involving nearly a dozen vehicles -- occurred on the southbound side of the highway between Exit 145 - I-280 to Exit 143B (Irvington)  Rubbernecking delays on Garden State Parkway northbound South of Exit 143 - NJ 124 (Irvington Twp) to North of Exit 144 - CR 510 (Newark) All lanes open 2 mile delay https://t.co/OtZvhBAY1h — 511NJ GSP (@511njgsp) May 27, 2021 All lanes were open but a more than 2-mile delay was reported.
Another Route 80 Delay: Overturned Tractor Trailer Shuts Eastbound Highway In Roxbury Another Route 80 Delay: Overturned Tractor Trailer Shuts Eastbound Highway In Roxbury
Another Route 80 Delay: Overturned Tractor Trailer Shuts Eastbound Highway In Roxbury Route 80 was backed up Friday morning after a tractor trailer overturned spilling fuel across the highway. All lanes were closed near Exit 34 - NJ 15 as of 10:30 a.m., according to 511nj.org. The incident occurred around 4:45 a.m. Photos show the trailer hanging off the guardrail. Delays of 90 minutes were reported.  Motorists urged to plan alternate routes during rush hours.
MAJOR DELAYS: Commuters Stranded After Tractor-Trailer Overturns In Weehawken MAJOR DELAYS: Commuters Stranded After Tractor-Trailer Overturns In Weehawken
Major Delays: Commuters Stranded After Tractor-Trailer Overturns In Weehawken An overturned tractor-trailer on Route 495 near the Lincoln Tunnel created major delays and chaos for New Jersey commuters Wednesday morning. The incident occurred on the westbound side of the highway in Weehawken, near the tunnel's New Jersey exit, closing westbound lanes. Bus service delays of up to one hour were reported by 511nj.org  as of 8 a.m., with service diverted to Hoboken and Weehawken. NJ Transit bus tickets are being accepted on NJT rail, PATH at Hoboken and NPS, NY Waterway at Hoboken (north and south), Edgewater, Port Imperial and Lincoln Harbor terminals. As of 9 a.m: …
Snapping Turtle That Slowed NJ Turnpike Traffic Rescued By State Troopers Snapping Turtle That Slowed NJ Turnpike Traffic Rescued By State Troopers
Snapping Turtle That Slowed NJ Turnpike Traffic Rescued By State Troopers Traffic was crawling on the New Jersey Turnpike Friday -- as was the little guy causing the backup.  New Jersey State Troopers rescued a snapping turtle from the highway near Interchange 15W. "You just never know what’s causing a traffic delay—a broken down car, an accident, debris in the road, or maybe, just maybe, a tortoise," police said in a news release. "A couple of Troops made sure this guy was safely removed from the roadway before allowing traffic back into the lane."