A 40-year-old man from East Brunswick is said to have caused a five-car crash in East Windsor while under the influence of alcohol. The accident occurred at around 2:40 p.m. on March 28 on Route 130 by the intersection with Town Center Road. The driver was behind the wheel of a black Mercedes-Benz as he headed south on Route 130 towards the left-turn lane.
A late night accident in the city of Bayonne resulted in the death of one man and criminal charges for another. The collision occurred close to the intersection of East 29th Street and Broadway.
A New Jersey jury in Somerset County examined evidence in the courtroom and at the accident scene to determine if a woman was behind the wheel of a BMW when it struck and killed a man on Interstate 78 in Warren. Prosecutors said the woman first admitted she was the driver, but later claimed her husband had been driving the car. Prosecutors suggest that she was lying so that she could escape a vehicular homicide conviction that could put her in prison for up to 10 years. On March 17, the jury convicted the woman of the charge.
On March 9, at approximately 3:45 a.m., an accident involving three cars took the life of a young man from Linden, according to New Jersey State Police. The accident occurred on the Garden State Parkway near mile marker 137.9 heading southbound.
An unidentified man was the victim of a hit-and-run accident in front of a local grocery store in Rockaway Township, New Jersey, according to police reports. The crash occurred just before midnight on Feb. 23.