Wednesday, May 22, 2013
No injuries reported after accident involving a dump truck.
Traffic was snarled on Route 80 in Parsippany Wednesday afternoon after a three-car pileup involving a dump truck, according to New Jersey State Police. The accident occurred at 1:44 p.m. in an eastbound lane on 80, near the exit for 287, Sgt. Adam Grossman said. No injuries were reported. As of 3:45 p.m., the accident had been cleared and traffic was moving once again, police said.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
NY Jets coach 'did not deny causing the accident' after allegedly going through red light.
New York Jets head football coach Rex Ryan told authorities he was trying “to beat the light” when he apparently caused a minor three-car crash during the evening rush hour last week in Bethlehem, Pa., police said. The accident occurred at the intersection of Wyandotte and W. Third streets, just south of the Hill-to-Hill Bridge on Jan. 14 at 6:13 p.m. One eyewitness and the driver of one of the other two cars in the crash told police they saw a 2013 red Ford Mustang, which Ryan was driving, go through a red light as it traveled west along W. Third Street, police said. Though police said the investigation remains ongoing, the partially redacted accident report Bethlehem officials released Tuesday said Ryan, a Summit resident, received a …
Monday, May 7, 2012
Roadway reopened following Monday morning accident.
The Parsippany Police Department reports Littleton Road and the Interstate 287 ramp are once again open following a serious motorcycle accident this morning. One motorcyclist was injured in the crash, according to Officer Earl Kinsey, a department spokesman. The victim was transported to Morristown Memorial Hospital by the Par-Troy Emergency Medical Service and paramedics from St. Clare's Hospital. The extent of the driver's injuries are unknown at this time, police said. Police are investigating the incident and it is unknown if any charges will be filed.
Thursday, January 5, 2012
State police spokesperson said there were no major injuries.
State police say traffic is back to normal on Interstate 80 following a three-car motor vehicle collision during Thursday's rush hour. Word of a crash involving a GMC Terrain, a Hyundai Santa Fe and a Volkswagen Taureg came at about 4:24 p.m., according to Trooper Christopher Kay. He said officers from the Netcong barracks of the New Jersey State Police responded to the scene of the accident, Exit 42A toward Cherry Hill Road on westbound I-80 at mile marker 42.7. Kay said there was no report of injuries beyond "one driver or passenger who complained of chest pains." There was no report of anyone being sent to the hospital. Part of the post-accident cleanup involved removing a collection of drywall screws that were scattered along a …
Friday, October 21, 2011
A red Toyota that reportedly crashed into another vehicle in Montville this morning is still at large.
New Jersey State Police report a hit-and-run accident took place in Montville on eastbound I-80 at approximately 8:49 this morning. According to spokesperson Lt. Stephen Jones, a red Toyota hit a GMC Envoy in the rear and sped away, possibly via Route 46. The Toyota, Jones said, may have suffered heavy front-end damage as a result of the crash. There were no injuries, he added, and asked local police departments to be on the lookout for the red Toyota.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Repairs clog Monday afternoon traffic for four hours.
Monday, August 29, 2011
Sharif Shamsudin takes a hit to protect his child.
Parsippany Board of Education member Sharif Shamsudin was treated at Morristown Memorial Hospital for multiple minor injuries he sustained when a tree fell onto his home early Sunday. Shamsudin said that he and his wife noticed that following Hurricane Irene's heavy rains, a tree in his yard was leaning toward the family home in Lake Hiawatha. "My wife said it didn't look right," he said. "We should have done something about it right then and there, but we ignored it." Friday afternoon, the tree fell into the home and nearly crushed one of Shamsudin's young daughters. "My wife screamed, and I grabbed my daughter, scooped her up and put her under my stomach so the tree wouldn't hit her," he explained. "Instead, it hit me." It was more than…
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Clifton man dies in fiery wreck after police say he drove his car eastbound in the westbound lanes.
Parsippany Police have released the identity of the man killed Sunday morning in a head-on motor vehicle collision on Route 46. Clifton resident Brian Lucero, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene of a collision between Lucero's Honda Accord and a Ford F-250 pickup truck, said Ptlm. Earl Kinsey. According to police, Lucero was driving his car east on westbound Route 46 and hit the truck head-on. When officers responded to the scene near the intersection of Crown Point Road, they found the Honda on fire. Officer Gerritt Tosh put out the flames using a fire extinguisher in his patrol car. Lucero was pronounced dead by a St. Clare’s Hospital Emergency Physician through a St. Clare’s Hospital Mobile Intensive Care Unit, police said. The driver…
Saturday, May 14, 2011
Window shattered and car damaged early Saturday afternoon.
The Parsippany Police Department is investigating an early afternoon accident that resulted in damage to the Rainbow Direct building at 175 Route 46 East and a vehicle on Saturday. The Parsippany Police Department, the Parsippany Volunteer Fire Department, and the Parsippany Volunteer Rescue Squad were all at the scene. The storefront's window appeared to have been shattered. It was not immediately known if there were any injuries as a result of the accident. Patch will update this story as more details become available.