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Update: Woman identified after Monday crash in Irvington

IRVINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ – According to Patch.com, more information has come to light regarding Monday’s multi-vehicle crash. The accident, which happened on Eastern Parkway at about 2:45 p.m., is now known to have involved three vehicles. Marie A. Edwards of Hillside, 71, collided with a Honda Accord, pushing her into a public transport bus and… Read more »

Woman fatally struck by commuter bus in Fairview identified

FAIRVIEW, NJ —  A woman fatally struck by a commuter bus in Fairview Wednesday morning has now been identified, the Cliffside Park-Edgewater Daily Voice reports. The victim was 57-year-old Teresa Maresca, a supermarket employee from Guttenberg.  She was hit by a 166 bus that had departed Manhattan’s Port Authority terminal and was headed to Cresskill…. Read more »

Three dead, two injured in bus accident in Moorestown

MOORESTOWN, NJ (BURLINGTON COUNTY) – Three people died in an accident involving an NJ Transit bus this morning in Moorestown, according to the Burlington Daily Voice. The accident happened around 12:30 a.m. at the intersection of Route 38 and Pleasant Valley Avenue. NJ Transit bus 317 was headed for Philadelphia when it was struck by… Read more »

Pedestrian fatally struck by bus

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – An individual was fatally struck by a bus on Thursday, sources report. Authorities responded to several 911 calls reporting an individual struck by a bus just before 1:35 p.m. at the intersection of South Orange Avenue and Valley Road. The victim was found under the #31 bus and  pronounced dead at… Read more »

Judge reinstates charges in fatal Philadelphia Amtrak accident

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A judge reinstated all charges that were brought upon an Amtrak engineer for his responsibility in a derailment in Philadelphia in 2015 that killed 8 people, MyNBC 15 reports. The derailment accident happened in May 2015 when the train traveling to New York ran off the track at a curve more than… Read more »

Morris County – Family files lawsuit against drivers in fatal bus accident

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – According to NJ Advance Media, the family of a New Jersey teacher killed alongside a student in a bus accident two years ago has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against both drivers involved in the accident as well as state officials. Jennifer Williamson, 51, and Miranda Vargas, 10, died in the… Read more »

Pemberton – Three Students Hurt After School Bus Hits Wires

Pemberton – Three Students Hurt After School Bus Hits Wires

Pemberton – Three Students Hurt After School Bus Hits Wires Three students were hospitalized after the school bus they were in struck low-hanging wires Tuesday morning, March 10. According to reports from emergency responders who were at the scene, the school bus driven by a 42 year-old woman was making a turn from Red Feather… Read more »

Newark – Serious Injuries Reported in NJ Turnpike Collision

Newark – Serious Injuries Reported in NJ Turnpike Collision

Newark – Serious Injuries Reported in NJ Turnpike Collision Serious injuries were reported after a bus and a car crashed in the New Jersey Turnpike in Newark early Sunday morning, March 8. According to reports from the New Jersey State Police, NJ State Police officers responded to Interchange 14 in Newark at around 2:10 a.m…. Read more »

Paterson – Three Children Hospitalized After Car Sideswipes School Bus

Paterson – Three Children Hospitalized After Car Sideswipes School Bus

Paterson – Three Children Hospitalized After Car Sideswipes School Bus Three children were hospitalized after a vehicle sideswiped their school bus Tuesday morning, March 3. According to reports from police who responded at the location, the school bus was parked at the corner of Trentos Avenue and Florida Avenue when a Nissan Altima drove down… Read more »

Blairstown – Route 80 Bus Crash Leave Five Injured

Blairstown – Route 80 Bus Crash Leave Five Injured

Blairstown – Route 80 Bus Crash Leave Five Injured Five occupants of a tour bus sustained non-life-threatening injuries after their tour bus collided with a tractor-trailer early Tuesday morning, February 25. According to reports from the New Jersey State Police, the tour bus was traveling on the eastbound lanes of Route 80 at around 5:40… Read more »

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