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Tow truck crashes with garbage truck in Fair Lawn

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ – A tow truck got caught on a cement median barrier after crashing with a garbage truck in Fair Lawn on Thursday morning. According to Daily Voice, the tow truck was westbound on Broadway when the accident happened near Route 4/280 at about 10:15 p.m. A car cut off the driver of… Read more »

Pedestrian injured by NJ Transit train in Penn Station

NEWARK, NJ – A pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a New Jersey Transit train at Penn Station in Newark early on Tuesday morning. According to RLS Media, a man was hit on Track 1 in Newark Penn Station at about 2:30 a.m. Paramedics transported the victim to University Hospital where he… Read more »

Pedestrian struck and killed by train in Neptune ID’d

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – The pedestrian who was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train in Neptune on Monday morning has been identified. According to NJ.com, Stephen B. Mangold was hit at the crossing near 11th Avenue and Main Street at about 11:50 a.m. The victim was a 54-year-old resident of Bardonia in… Read more »

NJ Transit train hits, kills pedestrian in Neptune

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train in Neptune Township late on Monday morning, according to NJ.com. The accident happened at the tracks near 11th Avenue and Main Street at about 11:50 a.m. A man was struck by a train on the North Jersey Coast line… Read more »

NJ Transit train kills woman in Middlesex County

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – A New Jersey Transit train struck and killed a woman in Middlesex County on Tuesday evening, according to Nj.com. The pedestrian was struck to the west of Metuchen Station at about 6:50 by a train on the Northwest Corridor line. The train had left Penn Station in New York at 6:12… Read more »

One injured by train after driving under Garfield crossing

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ – A woman was injured when she drove under a railroad crossing gate and was hit by a New Jersey Transit train in Garfield on Tuesday. According to Nj.com, the woman drove her vehicle under the crossing gate at Outwater Lane at about 5:30 p.m. The woman was struck by an out-of-service… Read more »

Edison train accident victim identified as local resident

EDISON, NJ – The victim that was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train in Edison on Tuesday morning has been identified by police. According to Daily Voice, the victim was a 37-year-old local resident. The man, Praveen Desini, was struck near the Edison station at about 7:20 a.m. The train was on… Read more »

Pedestrian fatally struck by train in Edison

EDISON, NJ – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a New Jersey Transit train on the North East Corridor line in Edison on Tuesday morning, according to RLS Media. The train was traveling between Trenton and Metropark when the pedestrian walked onto the tracks on the east side of Edison. The person was struck and… Read more »

High school student charged with manslaughter after Piscataway fatal train accident

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A Piscataway High School student is facing multiple charges in the aftermath of a previously-reported train accident last month in Middlesex County. The collision happened near the intersection of Tyler Place and New Brunswick Avenue on November 19, after the teenage boy drove into the pathway of a freight train, despite the… Read more »

Newark firefighters extinguish train fire

NEWARK, NJ – Newark firefighters were called to the scene of a train fire in the East Ward section of the city over the weekend, according to RLS Media. There were apparently no passengers aboard the “special train” headed for Morrisville Rail Yard when the engine caught fire at about 10 p.m. The train was… Read more »

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