Boat Operator Charged Following Bride-to-Be’s Death

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According to USA Today, the operator of the boat that crashed into a construction barge on the Hudson River near the Tappan Zee Bridge, killing a bride-to-be and injuring at least four others in Rockland County has been charged with vehicular manslaughter. The boat accident happened on July 27. Jojo K. John, 35, of Nyack was charged with manslaughter on …

Man Seriously Injured in Westwood Car Accident, Charges Pending

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According to NorthJersey.com, a 54-year-old Hillsdale man was charged with assault and reckless driving after a car accident on July 15 in Westwood that seriously injured a 46-year old Belleville man. The website reported that the crash took place when Michael Baba drove through a red light at the intersection of Lafayette and Washington avenues, into the side of an …

Plane Makes Crash Landing at La Guardia Airport Due to Gear Failure

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Several passengers and flight attendants are reporting injuries after the landing gear of their plane failed during arrival at La Guardia Airport on July 22. According to WNYW-TV, the Southwest Airlines plane attempted to land after a flight from Nashville International Airport around 5:40 p.m. when the nose gear collapsed during touch down. “The aircraft skidded down the runway on …

Maywood Hit-and-Run Accident Leaves Man With Serious Injuries

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According to NJ.com, a vehicle near the corner of East Pleasant Avenue and Elm Street struck a 51-year-old man during heavy rain on June 13 in Maywood. Witnesses told police that they observed a red sedan leaving the scene of the crash. “The witnesses said they saw the vehicle actually backing up and driving around the victim before leaving the …

Officials Look To Crack Down on Drunk Driving During Fourth of July

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New Jersey law enforcement authorities will be out in force Thursday for the Fourth of July holiday, extending patrol through the weekend. New Jersey State Police said that patrols would increase, as law enforcement agencies look to squash drunk driving. During the Fourth of July weekend in 2009, 40 percent of drivers involved in fatal motor vehicle crashes nationally had …

Meadowbrook State Parkway Closed For Six Hours Following Fatality Accident

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http://youtu.be/2fJDBKj4Ctg New York State Police in this FiOS-TV video discuss a fatal car accident on the busiest stretch of the Meadowbrook State Parkway (MSP) on March 4. The crash occurred on the southbound side of the MSP between the Southern State Parkway and the Babylon Turnpike. Two motorists, 76-year-old John Elder and 65-year-old Edward Ross, were attempting to get a …