A dump truck and a passenger vehicle collided on July 18 in New Jersey in an accident that ended with the death of a 59-year-old man. One of the drivers involved in the truck accident faces a number of charges, including death by auto, according to official reports.
A multiple-vehicle accident in Mahwah led to the deaths of three people, authorities said. The June 24 incident reportedly occurred on Interstate 287 near the New York border around 12:30 p.m.
A multi-vehicle wreck on the New Jersey Turnpike on June 7 claimed the life of one person and injured four others, including the actor and comedian Tracy Morgan. Altogether, six vehicles were involved in the auto accident, and the driver of a semi-truck that caused the incident was charged with four counts of assault by auto and one count of death by auto, according to authorities.
A 65-year-old New Jersey man was killed in a Jan. 13 truck crash that occurred at a toll booth on I-78. According to police, the driver who ran into him admitted that he was drowsy and was nodding off approximately 30 minutes before the accident took place.
New Jersey State Police reported that two tractor trailers were in an accident that tied up traffic on Interstate 287 South near a bridge that crosses the Wanaque River. One of the trucks ended up going off the road and was severely damaged. The other tractor trailer jackknifed and wound up blocking three lanes of traffic on the busy roadway. Torrential rainfall made it challenging for those who responded to the accident.
Traffic was reportedly backed up on the New Jersey Turnpike for approximately five hours on August 1, 2013, after a crash occurred. According to the New Jersey State Police, the driver of a Kenworth tractor-trailer decided to pass the driver of a Peterbilt dump truck that was driving in front of it in the right lane. When the tractor-trailer attempted to pass the dump truck, the front passenger side of the Kenworth hit the rear driver's of the dump truck, causing the tractor-trailer to jack knife and the dump truck to crash into the woods.
New Jersey State Police reported that an automotive accident occurred on Interstate 295. The truck accident occurred after a tractor-trailer impacted with a car.
New Jersey truck accident sends one to hospital New Jersey State Police reported that an automotive accident occurred on Interstate 295. The truck accident occurred after a tractor-trailer impacted with a car. The accident occurred early in the morning near exit 52A and Columbus Road from the northbound side of the roadway.
New Jersey residents may have heard of a recent accident where a young driver blamed it on zombies. A 19-year-old man who stole a semi-trailer truck full of strawberries claims zombies jumped on the rig and that he was only trying to shake them off when he crashed into several automobiles before finally overturning.
A school bus and dump truck accident in New Jersey took the life of an 11-year old triplet girl. Several other children, including two of the girl's sisters, were also injured in the crash.