Three people died in a truck accident on a New Jersey highway on Aug. 27. At least five other vehicles were involved, though only four people, including the truck driver, were sent to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
On Aug. 19 at 3:47 p.m. the Kolozski Road overpass on Business Route 33 in New Jersey was the site of a deadly three-car crash. Three people were killed in the accident, and one was transported to the Jersey Shore Medical Center. He remained there in critical condition at the time of reporting.
An accident that occurred at about 2:15 p.m on Aug. 10 at the Hawthorne Farmers Market left one person dead and two people injured. Reports indicate that a pickup truck crashed into the market and dragged the deceased woman four blocks before the truck finally came to a stop.
A New Jersey man faced charges for a fatal tractor trailer accident on the New Jersey Turnpike on June 9. The truck accident occurred at about 5 p.m. in Carlstadt while the truck's driver, a 55-year-old Union City man, was allegedly using his cellphone. Police announced on Aug. 1 that the man faced charges of second-degree vehicular manslaughter and third-degree hindering apprehension along with summonses for reckless driving and improper use of a cellphone.