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76-year-old pedestrian killed in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 76-year-old woman from New York was killed on Monday night in New Brunswick. The woman was crossing the street against a green light at the intersection of Somerset Street and Oliver Avenue at around 10:30 p.m. when she was struck by a 2015 Mini Cooper. The driver of the Mini… Read more »

Pedestrian seriously injured in Roselle Park accident

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – A pedestrian was seriously injured after being struck by a car in Roselle Park this morning, according to local news sources. The incident happened around 1:25 a.m. near the intersection of East 7th Street and Chandler Avenue. The unidentified victim was taken to the hospital for serious but not life-threatening injuries,… Read more »

Pedestrian, 26, hit by car in front of own home

JERSEY CITY, NJ – A pedestrian died early this morning after he was hit by a car in front of his Jersey City home. The Hudson County View reports that the victim, 26-year-old Shawn Charles of Jersey City, was standing outside of his home on Summit Avenue and Hopkins Avenue just before 4 a.m. when… Read more »

Paterson hit-and-run accident seriously injures pedestrian

PATERSON, NJ – Paterson authorities are asking the public for assistance tracking down a suspect in connection to a hit-and-run accident that left one pedestrian seriously injured. According to the Daily Voice, police are asking for help identifying a light-colored Dodge Caravan minivan that struck the 39-year-old victim near the intersection of Totowa Avenue and… Read more »

Pedestrian hit by tractor-trailer on NJ Turnpike

NEWARK, NJ – New Jersey State Police are investigating a collision between a pedestrian and a tractor-trailer that severely injured the female victim, local media reports. Emergency personnel responded to reports of the collision at milepost 107.8 of the New Jersey Turnpike at 3:04 p.m. Monday. They arrived to find passersby applying tourniquets to the… Read more »

Driver sought in hit-and-run that injured pedestrian

PATERSON, NJ – Local authorities are looking for the driver in a hit-and-run accident that severely injured a pedestrian on Saturday night. The incident occurred just before midnight, near Marion Street and Totowa Avenue. Investigators reported to the area after receiving a call that someone had been shot. When they arrived, they instead found a… Read more »

Drunk driver hits parked vehicle then runs over pedestrian

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – A woman struck a parked car before pinning a pedestrian under her vehicle near the Aquarium in Atlantic City, according to a news report. The accident happened on Sunday at about 10:52 p.m. in the 800 block of New Hampshire Avenue. The driver of a Honda Accord, a 34-year-old Ashley Barksdale,… Read more »

Pedestrian dead after being hit by train in Union County

CLARK, NJ – An investigation is underway after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a train in Union County, according to rlsmedia.com. Officials say the unidentified person entered the tracks Friday night near Goodmans Crossing on the border of Clark and Scotch Plains. The victim was struck by a Norfolk Southern train at about… Read more »

Man under arrest in deadly hit-and-run on NJ Turnpike

TEANECK, NJ –  A man is under arrest in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a woman on the New Jersey Turnpike, northjersey.com reports. Authorities say the victim, 21-year-old Jada Smith of Teaneck, had been involved in a car accident the night of June 4 that left her Honda CRV disabled in the right lane… Read more »

Reward offered to find driver in East Orange hit-and-run

EAST ORANGE, NJ – A reward is being offered to help track down the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run in East Orange, according to NJ.com. The Essex County Sheriff’s Office Crime Stoppers is putting up $5,000 for information leading to an arrest in the case. The victim, 61-year-old Gerald Pettiford of Newark, was struck… Read more »

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