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Dirt Bicyclist Struck, Killed On Clifton Street Dirt Bicyclist Struck, Killed On Clifton Street
Dirt Bicyclist Struck, Killed On Clifton Street A 24-year-old dirt bicyclist was struck and killed on a Clifton street just below Route 46, authorities confirmed. A 2007 Honda bike driven by the as-yet unidentified rider collided with a Honda CRV at the corner of Lakeview Avenue and East 11th Street shortly before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, they said. The victim was taken to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Clifton Police Chief Thomas Rinaldi said in a joint release. The SUV driver remained at the scene. CHECK BACK FOR MORE DETAILS
Fire Behind Route 46 Mexican Restaurant Doused Fire Behind Route 46 Mexican Restaurant Doused
Fire Behind Route 46 Mexican Restaurant Doused Firefighters doused an overnight blaze in a building behind a Route 46 Mexican restaurant in Saddle Brook. The 9th Street fire ignited around 3 a.m. Wednesday March 13. Firefighters who initially found smoke coming from the ceiling of the one-story building behind Taqueria Los Güeros had the flames knocked down in under 15 minutes. No injuries were reported. Mutual aid included firefighters from Elmwood Park, Rochelle Park and Wallington. Members of the Saddle Brook Volunteer Ambulance Corps also responded. The township Fire Prevention Office is investigating the cause. Damien Danis too…
HIGHWAY ROBBERY: Armed Duo Sought In Overnight Gas Station Holdup Spree In Bergen, Passaic HIGHWAY ROBBERY: Armed Duo Sought In Overnight Gas Station Holdup Spree In Bergen, Passaic
Highway Robbery: Armed Duo Sought In Overnight Gas Station Holdup Spree In Bergen, Passaic Two bandits robbed multiple gas stations in Bergen and Passaic counties at gunpoint shortly before dawn on Sunday, responders said. The BP on eastbound Route 3 in Clifton was held up at 5 a.m. Jan. 7. One of the robbers had a handgun, the attendant told police. Less than 10 minutes later a similar gunpoint robbery occurred at the Shell station on northbound Route 3 off the corner of Malcolm Avenue. The third holdup occurred shortly before 5:30 a.m. at a gas station on Route 46 in LIttle Ferry. Police believed the same bandits were involved. They fled in what witnesses said was a black Kia…
Pedestrian Struck, Critically Injured On Route 46 Pedestrian Struck, Critically Injured On Route 46
Pedestrian Struck, Critically Injured On Route 46 A 47-year-old woman was in critical condition after she was struck by a car Monday night on Route 46, responders said. The driver of the white Nissan hatchback that hit her remained at the scene of the crash in the westbound lanes at Phillips Avenue in South Hackensack shortly before 10:30 p.m. The victim, believed to be homeless, was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center. Township police, two ALS units from HUMC and a Little Ferry First Aid Corps ambulance crew quickly tended to the victim and got her to the hospital. The driver remained at the scene. CONTRIBUTED (Anonymous)
Teen Driver Smashes Through 2 Fences, Lands Car On Parsippany Turf Field Teen Driver Smashes Through 2 Fences, Lands Car On Parsippany Turf Field
Teen Driver Smashes Through 2 Fences, Lands Car On Parsippany Turf Field A vehicle veered off of Route 46 and hit two fences before landing on the turf field at a local park in Parsippany Monday morning, Sept. 18, police said. Officers responded to Smith Field Park at the corner of Route 46 east and Baldwin Road and found a 2006 Lincoln Town Car on the turf field around 10:50 a.m., Parsippany Police Sgt. Brian Conover told Daily Voice. The 17-year-old driver told police that she had lost control of the vehicle while turning left from Southbound Baldwin Road onto Route 46 east. The vehicle veered off the roadway, crashed into the curb, hit two fences, and went o…
HIT-AND-RUN: Fort Lee Retiree, 69, Charged With Seriously Injuring Pedestrian, 75, Off Route 46 HIT-AND-RUN: Fort Lee Retiree, 69, Charged With Seriously Injuring Pedestrian, 75, Off Route 46
Hit-and-run: Fort Lee Retiree, 69, Charged With Seriously Injuring Pedestrian, 75, Off Route 46 UPDATE: The search for a hit-and-run driver who seriously injured a 75-year-old postal employee walking to work just off Route 46 before dawn the other day ended with the arrest of a 69-year-old retiree from Fort Lee, authorities said. Tae Lee actually made it easy for them, investigators said. Lee had been behind the wheel of a southbound SUV that struck the victim as he crossed Industrial Avenue in Teterboro between the airport and the Walmart-anchored Teterboro Landing shopping center at 4:40 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said on Saturday. Lee, who live…
SEE ANYTHING? Hit-Run Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian, 75, Near Route 46 Walmart SEE ANYTHING? Hit-Run Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian, 75, Near Route 46 Walmart
SEE Anything? Hit-Run Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian, 75, Near Route 46 Walmart UPDATE: The search for a hit-and-run driver who seriously injured a 75-year-old postal employee walking to work just off Route 46 before dawn the other day ended with the arrest of a 69-year-old retiree from Fort Lee, authorities said. Tae Lee actually made it easy for them, investigators said. Lee had been behind the wheel of a southbound SUV that struck the victim as he crossed Industrial Avenue in Teterboro between the airport and the Walmart-anchored Teterboro Landing shopping center at 4:40 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said on Saturday. Lee, who…
FULLY INVOLVED: Downed Wires Ignite Minivan On Route 46 FULLY INVOLVED: Downed Wires Ignite Minivan On Route 46
Fully Involved: Downed Wires Ignite Minivan On Route 46 Wires downed during Friday afternoon's storm set a minivan on fire on Route 46. The vehicle ignited at the corner of Huyler Street and the highway in Teterboro, across from the airport, shortly before 4 p.m. Sept. 8. Smoke billowed across the street, momentarily stopping traffic just as the Friday evening rush was about to heat up (no pun intended). No injuries were reported. Smoke billowed across Route 46 across from Teterboro Airport.MOONACHIE PD Hasbrouck Heights firefighters extinguished the fully-involved blaze after power was cut to the wires. Little Ferry firefighters provided …
Crash With Injuries Closes Route 46 In Hackettstown Crash With Injuries Closes Route 46 In Hackettstown
Crash With Injuries Closes Route 46 In Hackettstown A crash with injuries shut down Route 46 in Hackettstown Thursday morning, August 24, developing reports say. The crash occurred near Route 604/NJ 182 at Willow Grove Street around 10:30 a.m., according to 511NJ. All eastbound lanes were closed and detoured, while all westbound lanes were closed. This is a developing story. Check back for more.
Sedan Slams Into Route 46 Gas Pump, Bursts Into Flames Sedan Slams Into Route 46 Gas Pump, Bursts Into Flames
Sedan Slams Into Route 46 Gas Pump, Bursts Into Flames A driver escaped serious injury after his sedan plowed into a pump and burst into flames at a Route 46 gas station. The 32-year-old driver from Englewood lost control of the two-door Infiniti, which crashed at the QuickCheck on the westbound highway -- near the entrances to Route 80 and the New Jersey Turnpike -- at 7:40 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, Ridgefield Fire Chief David Brierty said. The attendant shut down the pump and called 911, the chief said. Ridgefield firefighters quickly doused the flames. The driver was taken to Englewood Hospital and Medical Center with relatively minor injuri…
Pair Found With Dozens Of Fake Licenses And Bank Cards, ID Theft Instructions On Rt. 46: Police Pair Found With Dozens Of Fake Licenses And Bank Cards, ID Theft Instructions On Rt. 46: Police
Pair Found With Dozens Of Fake Licenses And Bank Cards, ID Theft Instructions On Rt. 46: Police Two people police say may be involved in a “nationwide criminal enterprise” were found with dozens of bogus driver’s licenses and bank cards, as well as instructions on carrying out identity theft, during what began as a routine traffic stop on Route 46. Roxbury Township Police Sgt. Gaffey stopped Miranda Nwadeyi, 48, of California, and John Anderson, 37, of New York, on the highway in Ledgewood around 11 p.m. Thursday, July 27, Chief Adone said in a Monday release. The pair provided conflicting information to officers during questioning, leading to a search of their vehicle, which turned u…
Family Of 4 Left To ‘Restart Their Lives’ As Home Below Rt. 46 Tunnel Condemned From Landslide Family Of 4 Left To ‘Restart Their Lives’ As Home Below Rt. 46 Tunnel Condemned From Landslide
Family Of 4 Left To ‘Restart Their Lives’ As Home Below Rt. 46 Tunnel Condemned From Landslide A Warren County family has been left to rebuild their lives with no help from insurance after their home was condemned from the massive landslide caused by last week’s torrential downpours. White Township residents Kelly and Mike, as well as their two daughters, awoke to a fallen tree ripping off their home’s electric meter during the Route 46 landslide on Sunday, July 16, which gave them and their pets enough time to evacuate, according to a GoFundMe launched by Danya Bloch, a friend, the following day. Flood waters destroyed the family’s home and a vehicle, leaving them to rely on tempora…
EMS Provider Hurt In Crash With State Police Vehicle On Rt. 46 EMS Provider Hurt In Crash With State Police Vehicle On Rt. 46
EMS Provider Hurt In Crash With State Police Vehicle On Rt. 46 An EMS provider driving an ambulance was hurt in a collision with a state police vehicle on Route 46 on Friday, July 21, authorities said. The crash occurred on the eastbound side near milepost 11 in White Township around 2 p.m., NJSP Sgt. Philip Curry told Daily Voice. A marked NJSP Ford Explorer was traveling behind a marked Oxford EMS Chevy Tahoe, both responding to a medical service call with their emergency lights activated. The Chevy stopped and tried to make a U-turn, and the NJSP Ford was “unable to avoid collision” and struck it from behind before hitting the guardrail, Curry…
Motorcyclist, 72, Killed In Overnight Route 46 Crash Motorcyclist, 72, Killed In Overnight Route 46 Crash
Motorcyclist, 72, Killed In Overnight Route 46 Crash A 72-year-old motorcyclist died following an overnight crash off Route 46 in Woodland Park, authorities said. He'd been headed west when the motorcycle veered off the highway and hit a light pole in the parking lot of the Mattress Firm store near the Little Falls border shortly after 3:30 a.m. Sunday, July 16, Police Capt. Michael Brady said. Responding police officers "immediately began rendering medical and life-saving efforts to no avail," Brady said. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene soon after, the captain said. Detectives were working with the Regional Medical E…
Woman Impaled By Fence Post In Garfield Woman Impaled By Fence Post In Garfield
Woman Impaled By Fence Post In Garfield A woman was hospitalized after being impaled on a fence post in Garfield, authorities said. It was just after midnight on the 4th of July when police responded to the medical call on Grace Avenue off Herman Street near eastbound Route 46, Capt. Mario Pozo said. They found the 30-year-old victim, who the captain said had "fallen on a small fence post that was on the ground outside the residence." "The post went into her thigh," he said. The officers rendered aid until an EMS team from Hackensack University Medical Center took over, Pozo said. The victim was taken to HUMC in stable conditi…
Occupant In SUV Crash Off Route 46 Gravely Injured, Responders Say Occupant In SUV Crash Off Route 46 Gravely Injured, Responders Say
Occupant In SUV Crash Off Route 46 Gravely Injured, Responders Say Responders feared the worst for an occupant of an SUV that struck a townhouse Saturday morning in Lodi. The man went into cardiac arrest after the Honda Sante Fe crashed on Harrison Avenue, just off eastbound Route 46 near the Garfield border, shortly after 10:30 a.m. July 8. He was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center. A female occupant apparently wasn't injured. Police and firefighters from Lodi and Garfield were joined by ALS and BLS units and the Bergen County Prosecutor's Fatal Accident Investigations unit. CHECK BACK FOR MORE DETAILS CRASH SCENE: Harrison Avenue off R…
Driver Of Van In Route 46 Rollover Crash Charged With DWI Driver Of Van In Route 46 Rollover Crash Charged With DWI
Driver Of Van In Route 46 Rollover Crash Charged With DWI The driver of a van that crashed on a Route 46 overpass on Wednesday was taken to the hospital in police custody, authorities said. Frankie Harrison, 63, was charged with DWI and careless driving after the 11:45 a.m. June 7 rollover on the westbound highway near the exit ramp for southbound Route 17, Hasbrouck Heights Police Lt. John Behr said. Borough firefighters were assisted by their Wood-Ridge colleagues in stabilizing the Econoline van and extricating Harrison, the lieutenant said. He was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center with injuries that weren't considered life-threate…
HEROES: Ingenuity Helps Elmwood Park Officers Save OD Victim Trapped In Route 46 Hotel Bathroom HEROES: Ingenuity Helps Elmwood Park Officers Save OD Victim Trapped In Route 46 Hotel Bathroom
Heroes: Ingenuity Helps Elmwood Park Officers Save OD Victim Trapped In Route 46 Hotel Bathroom An overdosing heroin user was blacked out and gasping when Elmwood Park police were called to a Route 46 hotel. Unfortunately, the 32-year-old overdose victim was wedged between the bathroom door and toilet, making it impossible for them to get to him, Police Chief Michael Foligno said. Time, meanwhile, was ticking. The walls at the Red Carpet Inn are made of sheetrock, the chief said, so Lt. Robert Centkowski fetched some breaching tools. First he cut a hole in the wall big enough for Officer Anthony Ingraffia to reach in and administer two doses of Narcan, Foligno said. The lieutenant …
Running On Empty: High-Speed Route 46 Pursuit Ends With Gasless Long Island Driver In Custody Running On Empty: High-Speed Route 46 Pursuit Ends With Gasless Long Island Driver In Custody
Running On Empty: High-Speed Route 46 Pursuit Ends With Gasless Long Island Driver In Custody A driver from Long Island who led police from several towns on a high-speed pursuit on and off Route 46 was seized after he ran out of gas, authorities said. Jessy Sainteloi, 25, of Uniondale was reportedly weaving in and out of traffic at high speed on the westbound highway in an Acura ILX when Little Falls Police Officer Matt Yannuzzi tried to pull him over Thursday night, April 27. The vehicle had no rear license plate and a temporary registration taped to the rear window, Sgt. Ryan J. Hoyt said. Sainteloi tried to shake the officer by cutting across the Routes 23/80 stretch of the spa…
Video Shows Pickup Truck Slam Into Parked Car In Hackettstown Hit-And-Run (WATCH) Video Shows Pickup Truck Slam Into Parked Car In Hackettstown Hit-And-Run (WATCH)
Video Shows Pickup Truck Slam Into Parked Car In Hackettstown Hit-And-Run (Watch) The moment a pickup truck slammed into a parked car in Hackettstown and sped off was captured in a surveillance clip police have released in hopes of tracking down the driver. The crash occurred near the intersection of Route 46 and Center Street just before 2 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4, police said. The truck is seen slamming into a parked vehicle before fleeing the scene. Scroll down to view the full video clip: Press Release (4/5/23): Hit-And-Run Crash The Hackettstown Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in... Posted by Hackettstown Police Department on Wednesday, A…
Stolen Car Suspect Captured After Running From Route 46 Traffic Stop: Ridgefield Park PD Stolen Car Suspect Captured After Running From Route 46 Traffic Stop: Ridgefield Park PD
Stolen Car Suspect Captured After Running From Route 46 Traffic Stop: Ridgefield Park PD A Jersey City man in a stolen car stopped by Ridgefield Park police on Route 46 tried to run but was quickly captured, authorities said. Sgt. William Martin pulled the black Infiniti over for multiple vehicle violations and quickly learned it had been reported stolen, Police Lt. Arthur W. Jensen said. Morton removed Brandon Montague, 24, Jersey City, and Kaira Swinton, 22, of the Bronx as backup Officers Kenneth Knebl and Amanda Thomas arrived, the lieutenant said. The sergeant began taking Montague into custody when he pulled away and bolted, Jensen said. Knebl and Thomas chased him down…
Video Shows Fatal Morris Motel Shootout With Fugitive Wanted For Wounding Bergen Woman Video Shows Fatal Morris Motel Shootout With Fugitive Wanted For Wounding Bergen Woman
Video Shows Fatal Morris Motel Shootout With Fugitive Wanted For Wounding Bergen Woman A soundless TV is on in his Route 46 motel room when a tactical team bursts in and an ex-con being sought for shooting a New Milford woman in Elmwood Park raises a silver revolver. Several shots are fired by shield-wielding members of Morris County's emergency response team, and James Allandale instantly falls to the floor. He's pronounced dead less than 10 minutes later. The scene at the Knights Inn in Pinebook this past New Year's Eve is captured in a pair of body-camera videos released by state authorities as part of a mandated review of all deaths involving police in New Jersey. All…
Main Street Fire Displaces 6 In Hackettstown Main Street Fire Displaces 6 In Hackettstown
Main Street Fire Displaces 6 In Hackettstown Six people were displaced by a fire that ripped through a home on Main Street in Hackettstown. On Monday, Jan. 23, at 2:22 p.m., Hackettstown police, firefighters and the Rescue Squad responded to 300 Main Street, which is a residential over commercial wood framed building, in reference to a structure fire. Police observed smoke coming from the roof and began to evacuate the second floor. The fire was knocked down at approximately 2:41 p.m. The building was deemed uninhabitable. No injuries were reported.  The investigation conducted by the Hackettstown Detective Bureau, Mount Olive …
Little Ferry Laborer Torched Truck For Insurance Money, Authorities Charge Little Ferry Laborer Torched Truck For Insurance Money, Authorities Charge
Little Ferry Laborer Torched Truck For Insurance Money, Authorities Charge A laborer from Little Ferry was charged with torching his pickup truck outside his own home for the insurance money. Louis M. Molino, 40, was arrested soon after firefighters responding to a quiet Couchon Drive neighborhood near Route 46 found the 2008 Nissan Frontier ablaze around 11:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. Little Ferry police and members of Musella’s Major Crimes Unit, assisted by the Bergen County Sheriff’s Bureau of Criminal Identification, collected enough evidence to charge Molina with aggravated arson, arson and risking widespread injury o…
UPDATE: Wild Stolen Car Chase Ends In Paterson With Struggle, Gunshot, Prosecutor Confirms UPDATE: Wild Stolen Car Chase Ends In Paterson With Struggle, Gunshot, Prosecutor Confirms
Update: Wild Stolen Car Chase Ends In Paterson With Struggle, Gunshot, Prosecutor Confirms A Paterson police officer’s gun accidentally discharged during the arrest of a repeat offender from Sussex County after he led officers on a wild stolen car chase, authorities said. It took three days for Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes to confirm the incident from Monday night, Jan. 9. Members of the city’s Street Crimes Unit had tried to stop the vehicle around 9 p.m., but the driver kept going, Valdes said in a release. They pursued the vehicle down Katz Avenue into Haledon and then back into Paterson, says the release, issued shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12. Office…
NEWSBREAK: Fugitive Sought For Shooting Woman In Elmwood Park Killed In Gunfight With Police NEWSBREAK: Fugitive Sought For Shooting Woman In Elmwood Park Killed In Gunfight With Police
Newsbreak: Fugitive Sought For Shooting Woman In Elmwood Park Killed In Gunfight With Police UPDATE: An ex-con wanted for shooting a New Milford woman in Elmwood Park was killed in an exchange of gunfire with law enforcement officers at a Route 46 motel, state authorities confirmed. James Allandale, 61, opened fire on officers who found him at the Knights Inn Pinebook before midnight on New Year's, multiple law enforcement sources with knowledge of the incident told Daily Voice. He was in turn shot and killed, they said. The officers were members of the Morris County Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team, according to New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin's office. SERT is …
US Marshals Look To Seize Lodi Driver Charged With Crashing Stolen Car During Route 46 Pursuit US Marshals Look To Seize Lodi Driver Charged With Crashing Stolen Car During Route 46 Pursuit
US Marshals Look To Seize Lodi Driver Charged With Crashing Stolen Car During Route 46 Pursuit A Lodi man who crashed a stolen car on Route 46 during a police chase will remain in the Bergen County Jail until U.S. Marshals can pick him up. Samuel Sosa, 24, initially stopped the stolen 2010 Lincoln MKX at the highway on-ramp from Main Street near Chief Fire Equipment & Service around 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, following a hit-and-run on Avenue E, Lodi Police Sgt. Dominic Miller said. Sosa then hit the gas, however, fleeing onto westbound Route 46, the sergeant said. The SUV, reported stolen out of New York City, hit two utility poles outside the Pleasure Plus adult video store just …
Ridgefield Park Police Find Ghost Gun, Seize Three NY Teens At Illegal Car Meet Of 50+ Vehicles Ridgefield Park Police Find Ghost Gun, Seize Three NY Teens At Illegal Car Meet Of 50+ Vehicles
Ridgefield Park Police Find Ghost Gun, Seize Three NY Teens At Illegal Car Meet Of 50+ Vehicles A trio of teens who tried to flee an illegal car meet when Ridgefield Park police showed up had a ghost gun and a high-capacity magazine for it in their sedan when they were stopped, authorities said. Responding officers found 50 or so assembled vehicles “revving their engines and burning out” in a parking lot on Challenger Road between the New Jersey Turnpike and Route 46 shortly after 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, Lt. Art Jensen said. The driver began speeding off as police arrived, the lieutenant said. Officers issued a host of summonses to the drivers they managed to stop – and even impo…
Female Route 46 Motel Guest Pistol-Whipped, Robbed Female Route 46 Motel Guest Pistol-Whipped, Robbed
Female Route 46 Motel Guest Pistol-Whipped, Robbed A robber who'd apparently followed a woman to a Route 46 motel kicked in the door and pistol-whipped her before fleeing, authorities said. South Hackensack police found the Nyack, NY, victim bleeding from the face when they responded to a 911 call from the Stagecoach Motel around 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, Detective Sgt. James Donatello said. The victim, who spoke no English, was interviewed with the assistance of Moonachie Police Officer Frank Tamargo, the sergeant said. She described the robber as black, wearing a blue sweatsuit and white mask, carrying a white shoulder bag and driving a…
Support Surges For Motorcyclist In Medical Coma After Suspected Hit-And-Run Crash On Rt. 46 Support Surges For Motorcyclist In Medical Coma After Suspected Hit-And-Run Crash On Rt. 46
Support Surges For Motorcyclist In Medical Coma After Suspected Hit-And-Run Crash On Rt. 46 Support is on the rise for a 68-year-old motorcyclist put under a medically-induced coma following a suspected hit-and-run crash on Route 46 earlier this week. Eugene Gibbons was heading to work when he was involved in a crash around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, according to a GoFundMe launched for his medical costs. The cause of the crash was not immediately clear and may have involved a hit-and-run driver, prompting an ongoing police investigation, the campaign says. Meanwhile, Gibbons has been put into a medically-induced coma due to the severity of his injuries, which included a co…
GOTCHA! Ex-Con Who Took Truck From Lot Off Route 46 Caught Returning For His Ride, Police Say GOTCHA! Ex-Con Who Took Truck From Lot Off Route 46 Caught Returning For His Ride, Police Say
Gotcha! Ex-Con Who Took Truck From Lot Off Route 46 Caught Returning For His Ride, Police Say A fugitive ex-con with a decades-long criminal record was busted again after he was caught on security footage unhooking a tractor from a trailer at an industrial building off Route 46 and driving off with it, authorities said. Moonachie Police Officer Scott Lemongello viewed the footage from a neighboring building on Hollister Road in Teterboro soon after the theft early Sunday, Oct. 9. It showed Christopher Mason, 58, most recently of Morrisville, PA, pulling up in a van, parking and then heading into the lot next door, where he began testing door handles on parked trucks, Police Chief Ri…