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Man dies in fatal New Jersey accident

A 37-year-old man from Fairless Hills died early on August 2 after he was involved in a car accident on northbound Route 1 close to the Blackhorse Lane intersection in South Brunswick, New Jersey. The 37-year-old man had reportedly been driving a 2011 Nissan Versa when a 56-year-old man who was driving a tractor-trailer failed to stop and crashed into the rear of him.

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.

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.

Head-on collision leaves three injured

A New Jersey car accident on May 30 left three women hospitalized. Emergency personnel responded to the accident at around 8:22 pm near the intersection of Route 46 and Reservoir Road in Washington Township. All three women were listed in fair condition as of May 31.

NTSB recommends lower BAC threshold

All 50 states, including New Jersey, have received a recommendation from the National Transportation Safety Board to lower the legal blood alcohol limit for drunk driving from .08 to .05. This measure is intended to reduce fatal car accidents from drunk driving although NTSB has no power to enforce the recommendation. It will be up to the states to make their own decisions regarding blood alcohol limits.

Car crashes into transit bus in New Jersey

Police officers report that a car made an illegal turn in Camden, New Jersey, crashing into a Route 400 transit bus. The car was left completely totaled, and the driver of the car was injured and taken to a hospital, but his injuries are reportedly not serious. One of the passengers on the bus was also treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Atco man airlifted to hospital after car-motorcycle wreck

A collision between a motorcycle and a 1991 Plymouth passenger vehicle on New Jersey's Route 42 on the evening of April 8 resulted in the 22-year-old motorcycle operator being airlifted to an area hospital with multiple open compound fractures. According to police, the motorcycle-car accident occurred when the man on the motorcycle, an Atco resident, was on the stretch of the highway known as Black Horse Pike and collided with the Plymouth that had entered the left turn lane at Georgia Avenue.The force of impact reportedly sent the motorcyclist sliding nearly 70 feet before coming to a stop in front of a business in the 1900 block of the highway, and the Plymouth came to rest over 45 feet from the initial impact site. The 73-year-old from Williamstown who was driving the passenger vehicle declined medical care but reported arm pain due to the airbag, according to authorities, while a juvenile in the vehicle reported head pain.

New Jersey insurance laws limit lawsuits

Many New Jersey drivers who sign insurance policies agree to other stipulations in the process. Insurance policies often restrict the lawsuits that policyholders can initiate, for instance, and these lawsuit limits may appeal to drivers because they often come with lower premiums.Lawsuit limitations generally forbid drivers from suing for accident damages unless their collisions fall into a certain category. These include car accidents that cause death, major scarring, significant disfigurement, miscarriage, displaced bone fractures and dismemberment. They also apply to accidents that lead to permanent injuries requiring further treatment to heal and have been verified by medical diagnostics. Lawsuit limitation clauses are completely legal; they were codified by the New Jersey State Legislature in an attempt to reduce the amount of lawsuits over injuries that weren't serious or permanent.

New Jersey driver causes multiple car crashes

According to police in Watchung, New Jersey, a Staten Island man caused a multicar collision on Route 22. The man was driving on the wrong side of the road, and the car accidents involved three different vehicles. Police were called on March 23 at around 1:53 p.m. to investigate the collisions that occurred near the Blue Star Shopping Center. The accidents are believed to have been caused because the man was on the wrong side of the westbound lane. Three of the people involved in the accidents were taken to the Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey, but according to the hospital, they have all been released. Neither the man who allegedly caused the accidents nor his passengers suffered injuries.

Two injured in three-car accident

Early the morning of March 12, three cars collided on Grove Street in New Jersey. A 62-year-old West Deptford woman's Volkswagen Jetta was struck by a 34-year-old National Park resident in a Mitsubishi truck as the woman attempted to execute a left turn across traffic onto Railroad Avenue. The impact pushed the vehicle into oncoming traffic, where it was struck again by a Chevrolet Cobalt. The Jetta's driver and the 35-year-old West Deptford woman driving the Cobalt were taken to Underwood Memorial Hospital following the car accidents for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The infant son of the Cobalt's driver was also transported to the hospital but only as a precaution. The driver of the truck did not report any injuries.

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