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Details Released In Pre-Holiday Wreck That Jammed Garden State Parkway For Miles In Holmdel Details Released In Pre-Holiday Wreck That Jammed Garden State Parkway For Miles In Holmdel
Details Released In Pre-Holiday Wreck That Jammed Garden State Parkway For Miles In Holmdel Details have been released in a crash that caused serious delays along the Garden State Parkway on one of the busiest travel times of the year. Just before 2:10 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, a Honda SUV driven by a 62-year-old Jackson man was heading south in the local lanes while a Toyota SUV driven by a 20-year-old Montville man were both heading south in the express lanes, New Jersey State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Lebron said. Near milepost 115.9, the Honda veered off the roadway to the left, crossing the grass median between the local and express lanes, Lebron said. The Honda then crossed the expr…
Pavement Heave Causes Major Traffic Jam On Garden State Parkway Pavement Heave Causes Major Traffic Jam On Garden State Parkway
Pavement Heave Causes Major Traffic Jam On Garden State Parkway Morning rush hour traffic appeared to be moving smoothly on the Garden State Parkway after buckled pavement caused major delays in Toms River. A pavement heave was found on the southbound side near milepost 82.7, the parkway said on Twitter at 5:47 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2. Emergency repairs forced the right lane to close, causing significant delays during a busy Fourth of July holiday travel week. Heaves can happen when moisture underneath pavement expands during hot weather, especially when temperatures are above 90 degrees, according to AccuWeather. Posted by Scott Binkley o…
Three Children Ejected From SUV With 11 Passengers In Parkway Crash In Holmdel: Police Three Children Ejected From SUV With 11 Passengers In Parkway Crash In Holmdel: Police
Three Children Ejected From SUV With 11 Passengers In Parkway Crash In Holmdel: Police Ten children were hospitalized, including a seriously injured toddler, after an SUV crashed on the Garden State Parkway in Monmouth County, authorities said. A state police spokesperson said troopers responded to the wreck at around 3:56 p.m. on Sunday, June 2. The crash happened in the southbound lanes near milepost 114.8 in Holmdel. Investigators said a front-seat passenger and 10 children were riding in a Subaru Forester when it hit a metal guardrail and overturned. Three of the children were ejected from the SUV. A two-year-old girl was rushed to a hospital with serious injuries. A 34-…
2 Vehicles Hit, Kill Pedestrian On Garden State Parkway Ramp, Police Say 2 Vehicles Hit, Kill Pedestrian On Garden State Parkway Ramp, Police Say
2 Vehicles Hit, Kill Pedestrian On Garden State Parkway Ramp, Police Say A 46-year-old pedestrian trying to cross an exit ramp off the Garden State Parkway was killed by passing cars over the weekend. Mohammed Uddin was crossing the Exit 123 ramp in Sayreville around 9:45 p.m. Friday, May 31, when he was struck by a Dodge SUV and Buick SUV, heading south near milepost 124.6, New Jersey State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Lebron said. Uddin, of Old Bridge, was pronounced dead. No other injuries were reported.
Car Thief Arrested At Colts Neck Golf Course After Crash, Pursuit On Garden State Parkway Car Thief Arrested At Colts Neck Golf Course After Crash, Pursuit On Garden State Parkway
Car Thief Arrested At Colts Neck Golf Course After Crash, Pursuit On Garden State Parkway Two juveniles and an 18-year-old are in custody after crashing a stolen vehicle on the Garden State Parkway and trying to flee, police said. Quamir Kirkland, 18, of Somerset, and two juveniles from Mount Laurel and Atlantic City, initially crashed a Kia Sportage stolen out of Atlantic City near milepost 101.7 in Tinton Falls on Saturday, May 26 at 7:25 a.m., New Jersey State Police Sgt. Charles Marchan said. Troopers arriving at the scene established a perimeter, and arrested Kirkland and the Mount Laurel girl, police said. Moments later, Wall Township police reported a Cadillac XT6 stolen …
Person Hospitalized After Bus Catches Fire On Garden State Parkway In Wall Township Person Hospitalized After Bus Catches Fire On Garden State Parkway In Wall Township
Person Hospitalized After Bus Catches Fire On Garden State Parkway In Wall Township A person was hospitalized after a bus caught fire on the Garden State Parkway in Monmouth County, authorities said. Troopers responded to the fire in Wall Township at 9:23 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, according to a state police spokesperson.  The transit bus was fully on fire on the southbound side of the parkway near milepost 99. It happened near the exit for Interstate 195 and about a mile south of the Judy Blume Service Area. One passenger suffered minor injuries and was brought to a hospital. No other injuries were reported. State police were investigating the cause of the fir…
Driver, 32, Airlifted In Garden State Parkway Rollover Crash, Police Say (UPDATE) Driver, 32, Airlifted In Garden State Parkway Rollover Crash, Police Say (UPDATE)
Driver, 32, Airlifted In Garden State Parkway Rollover Crash, Police Say (Update) One person was airlifted in a crash on the Garden State Parkway in Ocean County on Sunday, May 19, authorities said. A Honda passenger car and Ford pickup truck were both heading south when the two collided near milepost 83.8 around 3:30 p.m., New Jersey State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Lebron said. The crash caused the Ford to run off the right side of the roadway and overturn in Toms River, Lebron said. The Honda driver, a 32-year-old Beachwood resident, was airlifted with serious injuries while the driver and passenger of the Ford suffered minor injuries. 2 medevac helicopters have landed…
Crash Knocks Down Traffic Light In Holmdel, Power Lost For Dozens Crash Knocks Down Traffic Light In Holmdel, Power Lost For Dozens
Crash Knocks Down Traffic Light In Holmdel, Power Lost For Dozens A traffic light was down in Holmdel after a crash near an exit for the Garden State Parkway, authorities said. The crash happened at the intersection of Red Hill and Everett roads, according to a Facebook post from the Holmdel Township Police Department at 6:54 p.m. on Monday, May 6. Police didn't say how many vehicles were involved or if there were any injuries reported. The crash is near exit 114 on the Garden State Parkway. Police said the traffic light could take five to six hours to fix.  The outage map for Jersey Central Power & Light said 56 customers lost power i…
School Bus Carrying Students Bursts Into Flames On Garden State Parkway School Bus Carrying Students Bursts Into Flames On Garden State Parkway
School Bus Carrying Students Bursts Into Flames On Garden State Parkway Ten students and their bus driver were uninjured when their school bus burst into flames on the Garden State Parkway in Cape May County Wednesday, April 17, firefighters said. Firefighters and EMS units were dispatched to mile marker 20.8 south in Upper Township around 2:30 where the bus had erupted in flames, according to Seaville Fire Rescue. Heavy flames were shooting out of the bus when responders arrived, and all 10 students and the bus driver had already safely exited. The Marmora Fire Department was requested for extra water and manpower.  Crews operated for approximately two hours …
Eatontown Motorcyclist Identified In Deadly Route 18 Crash In Colts Neck Eatontown Motorcyclist Identified In Deadly Route 18 Crash In Colts Neck
Eatontown Motorcyclist Identified In Deadly Route 18 Crash In Colts Neck Authorities have identified the Monmouth County motorcyclist who was killed in a crash on Route 18 in Colts Neck, authorities said. Vladimir Gorelov, 20, of Eatontown, died in the wreck on Tuesday, Apr. 9, a Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office spokesperson said. Colts Neck police responded to the crash on Route 18 North near milepost 17.0 at around 6:02 p.m. Gorelov was driving his 2017 Honda CBR motorcycle when it crashed into the back of a 2011 Ford F350 Utility truck driven by a 27-year-old man. He was thrown from his motorcycle, which slid to an "uncon…
Woman, 34, Killed Walking Along Garden State Parkway Woman, 34, Killed Walking Along Garden State Parkway
Woman, 34, Killed Walking Along Garden State Parkway A 34-year-old woman from Pennsylvania walking along the Garden State Parkway in Middlesex County, NJ, was struck and killed by a pickup truck, authorities said. Liliya Rosenblum was struck by the Chevrolet pickup at about 4:50 a.m. on Sunday, April 14, in the southbound left lane near milepost 130.2 in Woodbridge, New Jersey State Police said. Rosenblum, of Newville, Pennsylvania, was pronounced dead at the scene, State Police said. The crash remains under investigation.
Garbage Truck Crashes Into Tollbooth On Garden State Parkway During Morning Commute Garbage Truck Crashes Into Tollbooth On Garden State Parkway During Morning Commute
Garbage Truck Crashes Into Tollbooth On Garden State Parkway During Morning Commute A tollbooth on the Garden State Parkway was closed after a garbage truck crashed into it, causing issues for morning commuters, officials said. The state Department of Transportation said all southbound lanes in the Barnegat Toll Plaza were closed as of 10 a.m. The crash was first reported at around 6:35 a.m. A crash at the Garden State Parkway South tollbooth in Barnegat, NJ. NJDOT A nearby traffic camera showed a large yellow garbage truck that crashed into the tollbooth. Crews were seen inspecting the truck that appeared to be wedged inside one of the plaza's lanes. There was no wor…
Farmingdale Man Accused Of Trying To Abduct Girl In South Jersey Crime Spree To Remain In Jail Farmingdale Man Accused Of Trying To Abduct Girl In South Jersey Crime Spree To Remain In Jail
Farmingdale Man Accused Of Trying To Abduct Girl In South Jersey Crime Spree To Remain In Jail A Monmouth County man will remain in jail after he was accused of trying to kidnap a teen girl and groping a woman in a Target parking lot during a two-county crime spree, authorities said. Quamel Benton, 35, of Farmingdale, was ordered by a judge on Wednesday, Apr. 10 to remain in Burlington County Jail through his trial, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer said in a news release. He was charged in Ocean County with attempted kidnapping, luring, endangering the welfare of a child, criminal sexual contact, two counts of eluding, resisting arrest, and obstruction. L…
Five Teens Arrested In Ocean County After Stealing Luxury SUV In North Jersey: Police Five Teens Arrested In Ocean County After Stealing Luxury SUV In North Jersey: Police
Five Teens Arrested In Ocean County After Stealing Luxury SUV In North Jersey: Police Five teens were accused of stealing a luxury SUV in North Jersey and leading police in Ocean County on a chase, authorities said. Stafford Township police received a report of a stolen vehicle traveling near Route 72 and the Garden State Parkway at around 9:57 p.m. on Friday, Mar. 29. The black 2019 Mercedes GLC was reported stolen from Nutley and was liked to a hit-and-run involving a pedestrian in Newark earlier that day. Officers responded to the area and found the SUV heading with on Route 72 near Marsha Drive. The driver refused to pull over for police and sped away from them. Spike s…
Farmingdale Man Tried To Abduct Teen Girl, Groped Woman In Crime Spree: Prosecutors Farmingdale Man Tried To Abduct Teen Girl, Groped Woman In Crime Spree: Prosecutors
Farmingdale Man Tried To Abduct Teen Girl, Groped Woman In Crime Spree: Prosecutors A Monmouth County man was accused of trying to kidnap a teen girl and groping a woman in a Target parking lot as part of a two-county crime spree, authorities said. Quamel Benton, 35, of Farmingdale, was arrested on Friday, Mar. 22, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer said in a news release. He was charged with attempted kidnapping, luring, endangering the welfare of a child, criminal sexual contact, two counts of eluding, resisting arrest, and obstruction. Lakewood police responded to a report of an attempted kidnapping near Forest Park Circle at around 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Ma…
Manasquan Restaurant Owner Uses Drone To Reunite Dog Struck By Car With Owners (VIDEO) Manasquan Restaurant Owner Uses Drone To Reunite Dog Struck By Car With Owners (VIDEO)
Manasquan Restaurant Owner Uses Drone To Reunite Dog Struck By Car With Owners (Video) A dog that went missing following a New Jersey crash was found thanks to a drone team specializing in search and rescue. Michael Parziale, the founder of USAR DroneTeam, got a call Saturday, March 16, from the owners of a dog named Guinness, who got loose in the family's yard and was struck by a vehicle, then ran away. Guinness GoFundMe photo "The thought of Guinness out there alone, scared, hurting, cold, etc. and just not having him home with us, was the most horrible feeling a pet owner can go thru (a complete nightmare)," Guinness' owner Mary Valetutto said on a GoFundMe f…
Brick Driver, 54, Killed In Wall Township Parkway Crash Brick Driver, 54, Killed In Wall Township Parkway Crash
Brick Driver, 54, Killed In Wall Township Parkway Crash A 54-year-old driver was killed when his vehicle veered off the Garden State Parkway in Monmouth County on Thursday, March 14, State Police said. Joseph Pace, of Brick township, was heading south in a Hyundai when he rear-ended a Jeep SUV in Wall Township near milepost 100.3 just after 3:05 p.m., New Jersey State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Lebron said. After the impact, the Hyundai continued south, running off the road, hitting two sign supports, down an embankment and through a fence. As a result of the crash, Pace was killed. The accident remains under investigation, and there is no additi…
Vehicle Flips, Runs Off Garden State Parkway (DEVELOPING) Vehicle Flips, Runs Off Garden State Parkway (DEVELOPING)
Vehicle Flips, Runs Off Garden State Parkway (Developing) A vehicle overturned and ran off the Garden State Parkway, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 14 northbound south of Exit 69 (Waretown Road) in Ocean Township, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. The vehicle was off the left side of the roadway and all lanes were open, 511nj.org reported. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
Truck Veers Off Garden State Parkway, Lands In Woods (UPDATED) Truck Veers Off Garden State Parkway, Lands In Woods (UPDATED)
Truck Veers Off Garden State Parkway, Lands In Woods (Updated) A truck veered off the Garden State Parkway on the Jersey Shore. The crash occurred at about 6 a.m. Thursday, March 14 southbound near milepost 62 in Eagleswood Township, according to New Jersey State Police. The Hino truck driver lost directional control, ran off the roadway to the left, struck the guardrail, and came to final rest in the wooded area, said Trooper Troy McNair, a State Police spokesman. There were no injuries reported, he said. The crash remains under investigation  All lanes were open as of 9:25 a.m., 511nj.org reported.
Tractor Trailer Flips Blocking NJ Turnpike In Woodbridge (DEVELOPING) Tractor Trailer Flips Blocking NJ Turnpike In Woodbridge (DEVELOPING)
Tractor Trailer Flips Blocking NJ Turnpike In Woodbridge (Developing) A tractor-trailer has overturned initially closing all lanes of the New Jersey Turnpike near its interchange with the Garden State Parkway, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly after 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 on the outer roadway northbound near the exit ramp to Interchange 11, according to 511nj.org. Two of three lanes had reopened as of 2:30 p.m., according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. The shoulder and one left lane remained blocked. Check back for updates.
Neptune Motorcycle Driver, 46, Killed In Parkway Crash Neptune Motorcycle Driver, 46, Killed In Parkway Crash
Neptune Motorcycle Driver, 46, Killed In Parkway Crash A Monmouth County man was killed after crashing his motorcycle on the Garden State Parkway, authorities said. State police said 46-year-old Tyrone Sapp of Neptune died in Toms River on Sunday, Mar. 3. Troopers responded to the crash on the northbound side of the parkway near milepost 83.6 at around 6:50 p.m. Investigators said Sapp went off the left side of the road, hit a guardrail, and flipped over his Harley-Davidson. He was killed when he was thrown off the motorcycle. Police also said the crash remained under investigation.
Thieves Steal Several Catalytic Converters In Toms River Neighborhood: Police Thieves Steal Several Catalytic Converters In Toms River Neighborhood: Police
Thieves Steal Several Catalytic Converters In Toms River Neighborhood: Police Toms River police are warning residents after a string of catalytic converter thefts over two days, authorities said. Suspects cut catalytic converters from six vehicles in a neighborhood near Garden State Parkway exit 83, Toms River police said in a Facebook post on Thursday, Feb. 29. The vehicles were parked on Colonial Drive, Curtis Place, Morristown Drive, Ivan Court, and Hilltop Drive. The affected vehicles included two Volkswagen Jettas, a Kia Soul, a Kia Sorento, a Kia Sportage, and a Honda Accord. Police released a photo of a white SUV suspected of being involved in t…
Large Outdoor Pool, 6 Pickleball Courts Among Amenities At New Middletown Athletic Club Large Outdoor Pool, 6 Pickleball Courts Among Amenities At New Middletown Athletic Club
Life Time Opens Middletown Fitness Center A luxury wellness company has opened its first fitness center in Monmouth County, officials said. Life Time officially opened its newest location in Middletown on Tuesday, Feb. 27, the company said in a news release. The 127,000-square-foot facility is at 230 Half Mile Road, which is just off of Garden State Parkway exit 109. The athletic country club joined the nearby Life Time Work premium coworking space that opened in late January 2024. "Our expansion across the East Coast and here in New Jersey is a direct result of our strong performance as our brand continues to become a staple for …
Man, 29, Killed By Car On Garden State Parkway Grass Median In Tinton Falls: Report Man, 29, Killed By Car On Garden State Parkway Grass Median In Tinton Falls: Report
Kody Lupich Struck By Car On Garden State Parkway A 29-year-old man was struck and killed by a car on the Garden State Parkway when the vehicle he was riding in became disabled during this week's snow storm, according to his obituary and New Jersey State Police. Kody Lupich, of Point Pleasant, was standing on the grass median on the Parkway after the vehicle he was riding in became disabled Tuesday, Feb. 13 just after 7 a.m. in Tinton Falls, New Jersey State Police Detective I Jeffrey Lebron said. That's when another vehicle, a Honda, lost control and struck Lupich who was standing in the grass area of the roadway near milepost 109.1,…
WATCH: Video Shows Ex-Con Killed In Shootout With Police On Garden State Parkway WATCH: Video Shows Ex-Con Killed In Shootout With Police On Garden State Parkway
Watch: Video Shows Ex-Con Killed In Shootout With Police On Garden State Parkway Chilling video shows a fleeing ex-con slamming a stolen van into a Garden State Parkway guardrail, emerging through the driver’s side window and exchanging gunfire with police who shoot him dead. Kevin Harlfinger, 40, of Perth Amboy comes through the window firing after the work van smashes head-on into the end of the guardrail at Exit 131 of the southbound Parkway in Woodbridge during a high-speed police pursuit less than two months ago, a collection of videos released by the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office shows. Harlfinger, in a hoodie and knit hat, begins climbing out the window an…
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.
Seven-Vehicle Garden State Parkway Crash In Aberdeen Results In Multiple Injuries: NJSP Seven-Vehicle Garden State Parkway Crash In Aberdeen Results In Multiple Injuries: NJSP
Seven-Vehicle Garden State Parkway Crash In Aberdeen Results In Multiple Injuries: Njsp Several people were injured in a seven-vehicles crash on the Garden State Parkway Tuesday morning, Jan. 30, authorities said. State police troopers responded to the wreck in Aberdeen Township at around 7:25 a.m., New Jersey State Police said. It happened southbound on the parkway near milepost 120.1. Investigators said seven vehicles collided while trying to merge because the left lane was closed for construction. The Garden State Parkway south at milepost 120.1 in Aberdeen Township, NJ. Google Maps Troopers said there were several minor injuries reported in the cra…
Jersey Shore Man Killed In Garden State Parkway Crash, Woman Injured, Police Say Jersey Shore Man Killed In Garden State Parkway Crash, Woman Injured, Police Say
Jersey Shore Man Killed In Garden State Parkway Crash, Woman Injured, Police Say An Ocean County man was killed in a crash when his SUV drove off the Garden State Parkway and he wound up ejected from the vehicle, authorities said. Troopers responded to mile marker 68.2 in Barnegat at around 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25, according to state police. George Francis, 34, of Lanoka Harbor, was driving an SUV south on the parkway when the vehicle went off the right side of the road.  The SUV went down a ditch and hit a retaining wall, along with several trees. Francis was ejected from the vehicle and died from his injuries. A 34-year-old Lanoka Harbor woman was …
GOTCHA! NJ Duo Charged With Beating Gas Station Attendants In Armed Tri-County Robbery Spree GOTCHA! NJ Duo Charged With Beating Gas Station Attendants In Armed Tri-County Robbery Spree
Gotcha! NJ Duo Charged With Beating Gas Station Attendants In Armed Tri-County Robbery Spree Two men wanted for beating attendants during a two-day spree of quick-stop armed gas station robberies in three New Jersey counties were captured by federal agents, authorities said. Ex-con Ahmad Singletary, 24, and Joseph Young, 26, both of Newark, committed three of the robberies last Sept. 5, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said. Four more holdups -- also in a single day -- followed exactly a week later, the U.S. attorney said. Singletary "threatened, assaulted, and struck victims in the head" with a Ruger 9 mm P95 handgun, injuring all of them, a complaint filed by the ATF says. Th…
Gas Attendant Robbed At Gunpoint At Garden State Parkway Service Area: State Police Gas Attendant Robbed At Gunpoint At Garden State Parkway Service Area: State Police
Gas Attendant Robbed At Gunpoint At Garden State Parkway Service Area: State Police A gas station attendant was robbed of his phone and $500 at gunpoint along the Garden State Parkway, authorities said. Troopers responded to an armed robbery at about 6:50 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17 on the Garden State Parkway south, Colonia Service Area – Shell Gas Station in Woodbridge Township, according to Detective I Jeffrey Lebron, a New Jersey State Police spokesman. While parked alongside the Shell pump, a black male and black female exited the vehicle and entered the Dunkin Donuts, while the driver and other passenger, both black males, remained in the vehicle, Lebron said. Upon…
Details Released In Parkway Crash That Killed Monmouth U Student Returning From Work Shift Details Released In Parkway Crash That Killed Monmouth U Student Returning From Work Shift
Madison Alfano Garden State Parkway Car Crash Daily Voice has obtained details about the crash that killed an 18-year-old Monmouth University student last week. Madison Alfano of Staten Island, NY, lost control of her car and hit the driver's side of another vehicle on the northbound side of the Garden State Parkway in Sayreville around 7:50 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, New Jersey State Police  Trooper Troy McNair said. Alfano's car went into another lane and she was hit by an oncoming pickup near mile marker 125.6, just south of the exit for Route 9 and New Jersey Route 35, McNair said. Alfano was rushed to a hospital and she was pronounced…