A bus accident on Dec. 19 forced the east lanes of Route 3 to close, along with two of the west lanes. Officials say that 10 of the bus passengers were injured, and traffic was delayed on both sides of the road.
A crash between a car and a sport utility vehicle on the Garden State Parkway left two occupants of the SUV hospitalized with critical injuries. It is unclear whether the driver of the car was injured. An investigation into the crash is ongoing, and no charges have yet been filed.
A 58-year-old Union City man was in guarded condition after being struck by a New Jersey Transit bus and undergoing two surgeries. The bus driver was not aware that he had hit the man until some of his 20 passengers alerted him to a commotion in the street, according to police. New Jersey Transit officials have not commented on the incident or whether they have taken any action against the bus driver.
More than 15,500 Hyundai minivans, some sold in New Jersey, will be affected by a recent company recall dealing with a cold-weather corrosion issue. The front lower control arms may be affected by salt and water. The resulting loss of control in the vehicle could lead to a car accident.