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July 2013 Archives

Woman dies when car bursts into flames after two-vehicle accident

A 38-year-old New Jersey woman died after her car was rear-ended on the Garden State Parkway. According to the report, the fatal car crash occurred when the woman had stopped her vehicle in the center lane. A Mercedes, driven by a 22-year-old, struck her vehicle from behind, causing it to catch fire.

Two-car accident in New Jersey causes serious injury

New Jersey police report that a driver has been seriously injured after his Camaro was struck near Route 46. The vehicle crashed into a telephone poll after the impact forced it off the road, and its passenger was transported to the Morristown Medical Center. The cause of the car accident has not been released.

Unsafe injection practices still too common

New Jersey residents might be interested to hear that unsafe injection practices are still far too common. One doctor experienced the truth of this statement herself when she contracted the hepatitis C virus while she was receiving chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer back in 2001. An investigation that the state health department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did into the source of the doctor's infections reportedly revealed disturbing discoveries.

New Jersey man in custody for fatal car accident

The Cape County Prosecutor announced the arrest of a Williamstown, New Jersey man in connection with a Nov. 7, 2012 car accident which resulted in the death of a Lower Township man. The man accused of causing the fatal accident was arrested on July 17, 2013 and charged with second degree vehicular homicide and second degree manslaughter. He was in custody in the Cape May Correctional Facility in lieu of $150,000 bail. If he is convicted on these charges, he faces a sentence of between five and 10 years.

New Jersey roads unsafe for older pedestrians

According to an analysis conducted by the Tri-State Transportation Campaign, New Jersey roads are more dangerous for older New Jersey pedestrians than younger ones. Between 2009 and 2011, individuals who were 75 or older accounted for 13 percent of all those who were killed in pedestrian accidents. Those who were aged 60 or older accounted for more than 31 percent of pedestrian accidents during the same time period.

One dead after drunk driver crashes into tree

A 21-year-old man from New Jersey was charged with vehicular homicide and third-degree assault by a vehicle, as well as a summons for speeding. According to the report, the man was allegedly drunk driving when he caused an accident that resulted in the wrongful death of his 22-year-old passenger. The man allegedly lost control of his vehicle, veered off of the road and smashed into a nearby tree. The crash resulted in the death of the backseat passenger. The front seat passenger was treated for his injuries at a nearby hospital.

Several people hurt when a car drives into New Jersey business

Five Bordentown Bagels customers were injured a car crashed through the window of the New Jersey restaurant during the morning rush on June 30. According to the store owner, the driver was a regular customer. She was disoriented when she spoke to the owner and told her that she put her vehicle in park and did not know how the crash happened.

Driver injures four after trying to evade police

A New Jersey man has been charged with aggravated assault with a motor vehicle, resisting arrest and driving with a suspended license, among other charges. According to the report, the man led police officers on a wild chase before causing multiple car accidents and sending four people to the hospital.

Family sues Monster for wrongful death

New Jersey energy drinkers may want to know about lawsuits involving Monster Beverage Corp. The energy drink supplier is facing its third wrongful death lawsuit in a period of nine months. Each of the lawsuits allege that the company's marketing practices have been unsafe and misleading. The newest one of these involves a claim from a dead 19-year-old's family. The claim states that his death was due to his regular imbibing of Monster energy drinks.

Digital medical records can lead to mistakes

The digitization of medical records has been promoted by President Obama as part of his effort to modernize health care systems in the United States. The shift from paper records to digital records can improve the speed and efficiency of health care by giving doctors quick access to information on patients, such as test results, medication and dosage, medical history and medical images. Now nearly 70 percent of the doctors in the nation use digital medical records.

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