Route 4 Reopens Nearly 12+ Hours After Crash Downs Wires Route 4 Reopens Nearly 12+ Hours After Crash Downs Wires
Route 4 Reopens Nearly 12+ Hours After Crash Downs Wires Route 4 has reopened more than 12 hours after a crash downed a pole and live wires in Teaneck, police said. Sometime after 8 a.m. on Sunday, June 2, a crash took down a pole in the westbound lanes near River Road, local police said. All lanes were closed with traffic getting by in one lane on the eastbound side, police said. At 9:30 p.m., Teaneck police announced the roadway had been reopened and all repairs had been made. Details in the accident were not immediately available.
Flooding Shuts Route 3 In Clifton, Other Roadways Across New Jersey Flooding Shuts Route 3 In Clifton, Other Roadways Across New Jersey
Flooding Shuts Route 3 In Clifton, Other Roadways Across New Jersey Flooding and heavy rain closed roads across New Jersey Saturday, March 23. According to the National Weather Service, the heaviest part of the storm may have passed. The flooding, however, has not. In Hasbrouck Heights, where Route 17 was closed, police pulled multiple drivers from their vehicles, Chief Rinke said. Members spent the past several hours rescuing over 20 trapped motorists from their vehicles in Heights and throughout Teterboro. Please avoid all flooded areas and do not attempt to drive through them. Posted by Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department on Saturday, March 23, …
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.
Florida Man Wanted In NJ Flees Chase On I-81 In PA: State Troopers Say (VIDEO) Florida Man Wanted In NJ Flees Chase On I-81 In PA: State Troopers Say (VIDEO)
Florida Man Wanted In NJ Flees Chase On I-81 In PA: State Troopers Say (Video) A Florida man wanted in New Jersey, fleeing from Pennsylvania State Police in Jonestown has caused an "active police incident" on Interstate 81, Trooper Megan Frazer said on Thursday. Jimmy Lee Fancy, 35, of Daytona, FL was wanted on "warrants for firearm violations from New Jersey as well as other active warrants in Pennsylvania," Trooper Frazer stated in a release. The pursuit in PA began in Jonestown in the area of 81 Southbound at mile marker 85 when a trooper saw Fancy committing traffic violations while driving a silver Kia SUV around 9:45 a.m. on Jan. 25, as …
Scrooges Slam NJDOT's Holiday Speed Boards: 'Pure Cringe, Distracting' Scrooges Slam NJDOT's Holiday Speed Boards: 'Pure Cringe, Distracting'
Scrooges Slam Njdot's Holiday Speed Boards: 'Pure Cringe, Distracting' The New Jersey Department of Transportation was just trying to have some fun.  But alas, haters gonna hate. The NJDOT has been sharing clever (well, they thought) speed signs in the holiday spirit across the state. Even Gov. Murphy got in on the fun, sharing photos of them in a tweet. The New Jersey DOT had some fun with its holiday warnings. Twitter via Gov. Phil Murphy The New Jersey DOT had some fun with its holiday warnings. Twitter via Gov. Phil Murphy The New Jersey DOT had some fun with its holiday warnings. Twitter via Gov. Phil Murphy The governor's pl…
Route 80 Crash Delays Traffic In Morris County Route 80 Crash Delays Traffic In Morris County
Route 80 Crash Delays Traffic In Morris County A Route 80 crash had traffic backed up in Morris County. UPDATE: Dover Passenger Killed, Driver Seriously Injured In Route 80 Wharton Crash  The accident, reported to be serious, happened around 7:15 a.m. in Wharton on the westbound side near Exit 34 in Wharton, the NJDOT website shows. The Exit 34B ramp was closed as of 7:30 a.m. Have photos at the scene? Email clevine@dailyvoice.com.
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.
Rutgers-Ohio State Weekend Football Game Likely To Cause Delays On NJ Highways Rutgers-Ohio State Weekend Football Game Likely To Cause Delays On NJ Highways
Rutgers-Ohio State Weekend Football Game Likely To Cause Delays On NJ Highways There will be a sea of red tying up traffic in New Jersey on Saturday, Nov. 4, as thongs of college football fans are expected to flock to SHI Stadium as Rutgers squares off against top-ranked Ohio State.  The New Jersey Department of Transportation, in turn, is advising of possible delays before and after the highly-anticipated game in Piscataway, which kicks off at noon. Specifically, the DOT said that there could be heavy traffic on stretches of the New Jersey Turnpike, and on Route 1, Route 18, and Route 287 amid excitement to see the Buckeyes — who were ranked number one in the initia…
Tractor Trailer Crash, Fuel Spill Jams Route 287 Tractor Trailer Crash, Fuel Spill Jams Route 287
Tractor Trailer Crash, Fuel Spill Jams Route 287 Traffic on Route 287 was delayed Wednesday morning, Oct. 25 for a crash involving a tractor trailer and two passenger cars in Morris County. The crash happened on the northbound side in Hanover Township around 8:40 a.m., New Jersey State Police Trooper Troy McNair said. A Kia passenger vehicle, a Chevrolet passenger vehicle, and tractor trailer were all headed north when the Chevy collided with the tractor trailer near milepost 39, McNair said. The Kia was struck subsequently. The NJDOT reported a fuel spill, too. There were minor injuries reported. The crash remains under investigation a…
Crash Backs Up Route 80 In Paterson Crash Backs Up Route 80 In Paterson
Crash Backs Up Route 80 In Paterson A crash had traffic piled up along Route 80 in Passaic County early Thursday, Oct. 5. The collision with injuries happened around 8:10 a.m. in the westbound lanes, west of Exit 58 to Madison Avenue in Paterson, the state's DOT website says. Three lanes were closed. Traffic cam photos of the highway show vehicles at a near-standstill as of 8:20 a.m.
Man Found Lying On Ground In Morris County Pronounced Dead Man Found Lying On Ground In Morris County Pronounced Dead
Man Found Lying On Ground In Morris County Pronounced Dead Police in Morris County are investigating after a man lying in the street was pronounced dead. The man's body was found around 5:20 a.m. Monday, Oct. 2, at South Morris and Boonton streets in Dover, Police Chief  Jonathan Delaney said. The man was later pronounced dead and an investigation into natural causes by the Dover Detective Bureau, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office, and the Morris County Medical Examiner’s Office, was under way.
Passenger Airlifted In Route 80 Crash (UPDATE) Passenger Airlifted In Route 80 Crash (UPDATE)
Passenger Airlifted In Route 80 Crash (Update) One person suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash that closed Route 80 Monday afternoon, Oct. 2. A Hyundai SUV was heading west on the highway when a Ford traveling on the on ramp from Route 206 south around 4:30 p.m. in Mount Olive, NJSP Sgt. Charles Marchan said. The Hyundai struck the curb on the right shoulder, traveled over a concrete median and struck the Ford. The Ford was redirected off the right side of the road and struck a guardrail on impact, and the Hyundai overturned and impacted a guardrail off the right shoulder. A passenger in the Hyundai suffered serious injuri…
Flooding Closes Major Roadways Across NJ, Rescues Under Way (UPDATE) Flooding Closes Major Roadways Across NJ, Rescues Under Way (UPDATE)
Flooding Closes Major Roadways Across NJ, Rescues Under Way (Update) Heavy rain on Friday, Sept. 29 closed major roadways across New Jersey. Gov. Phil Murphy declared a State of Emergency in the late afternoon, as rain continued falling, leaving drivers trapped in flood waters across the state. Dunderhook Road at Paramus Road in Paramus remained closed due to flooding, leading the borough's Office of Emergency Management to urge an evacuation of the area late Friday afternoon. Meanwhile, a crew used a backhoe and a long stick to try and clear branches, leaves and other debris from a Saddle River tributary that runs beneath the road. Dunderhook Road at …
Car Flips On Route 80 Car Flips On Route 80
Car Flips On Route 80 A vehicle overturned early Tuesday, Sept. 26 on Route 80. It happened in the eastbound lanes, east of Exit 34 in Rockaway around 5:45 a.m.  Delays on I-80 eastbound East of Exit 34 - NJ 15 (Wharton) to East of Exit 35 - Mount Hope Av (Rockaway Twp) current travel time is less than 5 minutes https://t.co/oBjwCRb3w5 — 511NJ I80 (@511nji80) September 26, 2023 Injuries were not immediately known. Minor delays were being reported.
HOLD UP: Major Crash Delays Traffic On Route 80 HOLD UP: Major Crash Delays Traffic On Route 80
Hold UP: Major Crash Delays Traffic On Route 80 A major crash delayed traffic on Route 80 in Morris County Saturday, Sept. 23. The crash was reported around 12:35 p.m. on the eastbound side of the highway, near Exit 28 in Roxbury. All lanes were closed as of 12:45 p.m.
Wrong-Way Crash Closes NJ Turnpike For Hours On Labor Day Wrong-Way Crash Closes NJ Turnpike For Hours On Labor Day
Wrong-Way Crash Closes NJ Turnpike For Hours On Labor Day A wrong-way crash closed a portion of the NJ Turnpike up for hours on Labor Day. The accident happened just before 1:40 a.m. on the northbound side of the Turnpike in Carneys Point, New Jersey State Police Sgt. Philip Curry said. A Nissan Sentra was heading south in the northbound lanes when it struck a Nissan Pathfinder and a Hyundai Sonata, not far from the Delaware Memorial Bridge, according to Curry.   Several non-life threatening injuries were reported and three patients were transported to a nearby hospital for those injuries.  The northbound lanes were closed fo…
Police Activity Shuts Goethals Bridge, Frustrated Drivers Take To Twitter Police Activity Shuts Goethals Bridge, Frustrated Drivers Take To Twitter
Police Activity Shuts Goethals Bridge, Frustrated Drivers Take To Twitter Police activity closed the Goethals Bridge in Elizabeth early Saturday, Sept. 2. New Jersey's transportation department reported a crash at 6 a.m., the start of one of the busiest travel weekends in the nation. Two westbound lanes were closed for hours. #NYC #TrafficAlert If you're heading to #NewJersey from #StatenIsland at the moment, note all traffic is currently being held at the westbound Goethals Bridge; the Outerbridge Crossing is fine at this time @wcbs880 pic.twitter.com/ir9teqP8Sh — WCBS 880 Traffic & Weather together on the 8s (@wcbs880traffic) September 2, 2023 Police a…
ALL CLEAR: NY State Thruway Approach To TZ Bridge Entirely Reopened ALL CLEAR: NY State Thruway Approach To TZ Bridge Entirely Reopened
ALL Clear: NY State Thruway Approach To TZ Bridge Entirely Reopened UPDATE: The southbound New York State Thruway was entirely reopened by 7 p.m. Thursday following repairs to a severely damaged overpass. An overheight hollow steel tower being transported on a trailer struck and severely damaged the South Broadway bridge in Orangetown at 6:45 a.m. Aug. 31, according to New York State Police. The result: A traffic standstill that at one point stretched nearly a dozen miles, various feeder roadways choked with vehicles and countless motorists looking for a way out. It was the third time that particular overpass had been struck in less than a year, commuters …
UPDATE: Traffic Still Stretches For Miles Hours After NY State Thruway Overpass Is Struck UPDATE: Traffic Still Stretches For Miles Hours After NY State Thruway Overpass Is Struck
Update: Traffic Still Stretches For Miles Hours After NY State Thruway Overpass Is Struck UPDATE: The southbound New York State Thruway was entirely reopened by 7 p.m. Thursday following repairs to a severely damaged overpass. An overheight hollow steel tower being transported on a trailer struck and severely damaged the South Broadway bridge in Orangetown at 6:45 a.m. Aug. 31, according to New York State Police. The result: A traffic standstill that at one point stretched nearly a dozen miles, various feeder roadways choked with vehicles and countless motorists looking for a way out. It was the third time that particular overpass had been struck in less than a year, commuters…
Water Main Break Floods Route 4 Exit In Paramus Water Main Break Floods Route 4 Exit In Paramus
Water Main Break Floods Route 4 Exit In Paramus A water main break in Paramus on Thursday flooded part of Route 4 and closed a busy exit ramp. Construction crews working near the exit ramp for Paramus Road off the westbound highway accidentally punctured the 16-inch main shortly before noon Aug. 17. It unleashed a mini flood that filled the exit with nearly a foot of water and closed Route 4's left lane near the median. The water main break in Paramus on Thursday, Aug. 17, flooded part of westbound Route 4 and closed the busy Paramus Road exit ramp.Boyd A. Loving for DAILY VOICE A crew from Veolia got to work while Paramus police an…
Jackknifed Trailer Slows Traffic On Route 80 Jackknifed Trailer Slows Traffic On Route 80
Jackknifed Trailer Slows Traffic On Route 80 A jackknifed tractor-trailer slowed traffic along Route 80 in Morris County Wednesday morning, Aug. 16. The crash occurred at 3:45 a.m. on the eastbound side of the highway in Montville, New Jersey State Police Sgt. Philip Curry said. The driver lost control, ran off the roadway to the left, and struck a guardrail. The tractor trailer continued forward, jackknifing, and coming to a final rest in the right shoulder and grass area next to the right shoulder.  As a result, the right and left lanes were closed for approximately four hours, cutting into the morning rush. The driver suffer…
UPDATE: Northbound Route 17 Reopened After Wild Tractor-Trailer Crash Damages Overhead Sign UPDATE: Northbound Route 17 Reopened After Wild Tractor-Trailer Crash Damages Overhead Sign
Update: Northbound Route 17 Reopened After Wild Tractor-Trailer Crash Damages Overhead Sign UPDATE: Northbound Route 17 in Mahwah as reopened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday following a wild tractor-trailer crash earlier in the day. Only one lane of the southbound highway was open during the evening rush. There miraculously were no serious injuries in the crash, which left the rig scattered across both sides of the highway near the New York State border around 10 a.m. Aug. 2, Mahwah Mayor Jim Wysocki said. The rig had split into pieces, with a huge container landing on a passing SUV on the other side of the divider and thousands of lemons spilling onto the highway. An overhead signpo…
Driver Hospitalized In Route 287 Wreck Driver Hospitalized In Route 287 Wreck
Driver Hospitalized In Route 287 Wreck A driver survived a nasty overnight crash on Route 287, authorities said. Firefighters extricated the motorist, who complained of pains in both legs after his Mazda SUV ran off the road and struck a sign and a tree on the highway's southbound side near mile marker #60 in Franklin Lakes at 1:47 a.m., New Jersey State Police Sgt. Philip Curry said. The driver was hospitalized with injuries that weren't considered life-threatening, the sergeant said.
Serious Crash Shuts Parkway In Ocean County Serious Crash Shuts Parkway In Ocean County
Serious Crash Shuts Parkway In Ocean County A serious crash closed a portion of the Garden State Parkway in Ocean County Saturday, July 15. The crash happened on the northbound side of the highway around 7:45 p.m., north of Exit 63B in Stafford Township. Have photos of the scene? Email clevine@dailyvoice.com. Two left lanes were block with heavy delays being reported.
Box Truck Being Towed Tips Beneath Route 80 Overpass Box Truck Being Towed Tips Beneath Route 80 Overpass
Box Truck Being Towed Tips Beneath Route 80 Overpass A box truck tipped while being towed beneath a Route 80 overpass in Elmwood Park, jamming area traffic early Friday afternoon. Another tow was needed to straighten and remove the truck owned by Salerno's Custom Cabinetry in Saddle Brook from the corner of River Road and Market Street shortly after 1 p.m. No injuries were reported. Elmwood Park police and firefighters responded. Jo Fehl took the photos and contributed to this story. No injuries were reported.Jo Fehl for DAILY VOICE
Route 17 Crash Downs Wires Route 17 Crash Downs Wires
Route 17 Crash Downs Wires A single-vehicle rollover crash Wednesday night downed utility wires on Route 17 in Paramus. The northbound highway was closed for a little over a half-hour after a vehicle slammed into a utility pole near Midland Avenue around 10:30 p.m. July 12. Only one lane was passable on the southbound side while the wreckage was removed and police investigated. An occupant was extricated, although word was that Injuries didn't appear serious. Paramus police, Emergency Services Unit members, firefighters and EMS responded, along with a PSE&G crew and the state Department of Transporation. There…
23-Year-Old Airlifted After Driver Sends Car Into Oncoming Traffic On I-78: Police 23-Year-Old Airlifted After Driver Sends Car Into Oncoming Traffic On I-78: Police
23-Year-Old Airlifted After Driver Sends Car Into Oncoming Traffic On I-78: Police A 23-year-old woman was flown to the hospital in a crash on Interstate 78 Sunday, June 25, New Jersey State Police said. An Acura Integra driven by a 23-year-old Manville man ran off the highway to the left and crossed the center median, entering the westbound lanes around 9 a.m. near milepost 22.7, in Clinton Township, NJSP Trooper Charles Marchan said. The Acura was struck by a westbound Hyundai. The 23-year-old Acura driver was seriously injured, as was his passenger, a Middlesex woman, who was flown to the hospital. The Hyundai's passengers suffered moderate injuries.
Collapsed Stretch Of I-95 To Reopen In 2 Weeks (WATCH LIVE RECONSTRUCTION) Collapsed Stretch Of I-95 To Reopen In 2 Weeks (WATCH LIVE RECONSTRUCTION)
Collapsed Stretch Of I-95 To Reopen In 2 Weeks (Watch LIVE Reconstruction) The stretch of I-95 that collapsed in a fiery tanker crash will reopen in the next two weeks, officials said (scroll to watch live reconstruction). “We are going to get traffic moving again, thanks to the extraordinary work that is going on here,” said Gov. Josh Shapiro at a briefing Philadelphia International Airport after a flyover alongside President Joe Biden. "We will have I-95 reopened within the next two weeks." Demolition to the segment of the highway finished last week, and the project has progressed to emergency repairs. Biden said the federal government will reimburse 100 percen…
ROUTE 80 CRASH: Dump Truck Lands On Divider, Spills Gravel In Multi-Vehicle Pileup ROUTE 80 CRASH: Dump Truck Lands On Divider, Spills Gravel In Multi-Vehicle Pileup
Route 80 Crash: Dump Truck Lands On Divider, Spills Gravel In Multi-Vehicle Pileup UPDATE: A multi-vehicle crash involving an overturned dump truck stopped Wednesday morning rush-hour traffic on Route 80. The eastbound express lanes just past Exit 62 and a westbound lane were closed after the truck pitched onto the divider and spilled both gravel and diesel fuel in Saddle Brook shortly after 6:30 a.m. June 7, responders said. Chunks of the divider were also knocked off, they said. Four other vehicles -- including a garbage truck -- were involved in the chain-reaction crash, according to witnesses. Firefighters from Saddle Brook extricated at least one occupant, they sa…
Ambulance Overturns At Garden State Parkway Toll Plaza Ambulance Overturns At Garden State Parkway Toll Plaza
Ambulance Overturns At Garden State Parkway Toll Plaza Two people were injured after an ambulance overturned at the Essex County Toll Plaza Thursday morning, June 1 on the Garden State Parkway, state police said. The crash happened at 9:06 a.m. after the ambulance struck the toll plaza, Philip Curry, a public information officer for the New Jersey State Police said. The two occupants sustained minor injuries and were transported to a nearby hospital, Curry said. Toll lanes 8, 9, 10 and 11 remain closed as police continue to investigate the crash, Curry said.
MORNING RUSH: Tractor-Trailer Fire Jams NJ Turnpike Rush Into NYC MORNING RUSH: Tractor-Trailer Fire Jams NJ Turnpike Rush Into NYC
Morning Rush: Tractor-Trailer Fire Jams NJ Turnpike Rush Into NYC A tractor-trailer burst into flames on the I-95 approach from the New Jersey Turnpike to the George Washington Bridge, clogging the Tuesday morning rush. The driver got the rig onto the shoulder of the local lanes near mile marker 117, roughly two-tenths of a mile before the Ridgefield Park exit, shortly after 6:30 a.m. May 16. Flames spread along the bottom of the trailer as the driver got out safely. Black smoke could be seen for miles. Ridgefield Park firefighters doused the blaze. No injuries were immediately reported. New Jersey State Police are investigating the cause.