Thursday, October 18, 2012
Passaic County man charged with DUI in Mount Tabor incident.
A Passaic County man was drunk early Saturday morning when he drove off the road and hit an embankment after avoiding a deer in the area of Tabor Road and Circle Drive, Parsippany Police said. David Reilly, 30, of Haskell, was charged with DUI in the single-vehicle crash in Mount Tabor. Reilly was driving in the area of Tabor Road and Circle Drive when a deer apparently jumped in front of his vehicle shortly before 1:30 a.m., according to Officer Earl Kinsey, a spokesman for the Parsippany Police Department. Reilly told police by avoiding the animal, his vehicle left the roadway and crashed his into an embankment, Kinsey said. Reilly was released pending a court appearance.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Police say a failure to yield caused two-vehicle collision.
A Jersey City man was issued a summons for failing to yield, causing a two-vehicle collision at the Smith Road on-ramp to Interstate 80, Parsippany Police said. A 2008 Ford Escape was traveling northbound on Smith Road near the I-80 East on-ramp at about 7:15 p.m., according to police spokesperson Ptlm. Earl Kinsey. Kinsey said a second vehicle, a 2010 Honda Crossfit, driven by Sahil Zafar, 52, was traveling south on Smith Road and made a left turn toward the ramp entrance in front of the first car, the Ford Escape. "Vehicle No. 1, without the time to stop or swerve, struck [Zafar's car] on the passenger side of the vehicle," he said. Officer Matthew LaManna investigated the crash and issued Zafar a summons for failure to yield, said …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Allen Van Seters died on his 53rd birthday when a tree crushed his car on Route 46.
As Parsippany Police continue with their investigation into the Sept. 14 motor vehicle accident that led to the death of a town resident, Allen Van Seters is being remembered as a man of compassion and empathy. Van Seters died on his 53rd birthday after the green Honda he was driving along Route 46 West ended up crossing a median at a turnoff for Baldwin Road and running into a tree that fell and crushed his car. He was taken to St. Clare's Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. Van Seters was born in Paterson on Sept. 14, 1959, to the late John and Anna Van Seters. Most recently, Allen Van Seters worked at PNY Technologies in Parsippany as a machine operator. Van Seters is survived by brothers John Van Seters and wife …
State police say no one was injured in the incident.
New Jersey State Police are at the scene of a two-vehicle Tuesday morning crash that has closed the right and middle lane of eastbound Interstate 80. A tractor-trailer and another vehicle were involved in the accident, which occurred just before 11:30 a.m., according to state police. Police said there no one was hurt in the incident. Traffic should get back to normal once the tractor-trailer is removed from the scene, police said.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
State police report no injuries in the incident.
New Jersey State Police report a Thursday afternoon single-car accident on Interstate 80 eastbound at exit 45. Police at the Totowa barracks said a vehicle ran into a guide rail, but no one was injured. The accident caused traffic slowdowns at the start of the afternoon rush. Motorists are urged to drive with caution.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Vehicle went off roadway near Baldwin Road during Friday evening rush hour.
A car drove off Route 46 and struck a tree near Baldwin Road during Friday evening's rush hour. Shortly after 5 p.m., a dark green Honda traveling westbound on Route 46 ran into a thicket of brush and trees just ahead of the ramp to Baldwin Road. Parsippany Police called the accident "serious" that heavily slowed Friday evening traffic in the area. PPD officers and investigators from the Morris County Sheriff's Office were on the scene. Police would not confirm whether the driver was injured in the accident.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Police say traffic is again moving freely at eastbound Route 46 and Cherry Hill Road.
Parsippany Police and New Jersey Department of Transportation crews spent much of the evening rush at the scene of an accident at Route 46 and Cherry Hill Road involving a tractor trailer that ran into a lamp post that supported a traffic signal. The accident occurred close to 5:15 p.m. Thursday when a CRST Premier Transport tractor-trailer apparently attempted to make a right turn from eastbound Route 46 onto Cherry Hill Road and knocked down a metal lamp post. The truck has been removed from the site, according to police, and traffic is again moving without impediment. At the time of the accident, however, the vehicle was stuck at an angle at the crash site; a piece of the lamp post was lying beneath it. Lying on the ground on the side …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Minor injuries sustained in accident near Route 10.
A three-car accident on Tabor Road near Route 10 has snarled Tuesday's rush-hour traffic. One lane remained blocked as crews cleared the vehicles from the scene following the 5:30 p.m. accident. An officer on the scene said details on the crash were not immediately available, but said there were minor injuries with several individuals complaining of "aches and pains, but refused medical treatment." Patch will have more when information is released.
Friday, August 24, 2012
Kim Lynn's 12-year-old daughter remains hospitalized after undergoing surgery.
Funeral arrangements for a Parsippany mother killed in a head-on vehicle collision are pending, according to a report by the Daily Record. Kim Lynn, 41, died Sunday morning at the scene of the accident on Route 9 West in Marlborough, N.Y., according to town police. Her daughters, identified in the Daily Record as Cassie, 12, and 8-year-old twins Jordan and Meagan, were injured in the crash. Police said Lynn's car was struck by a Jeep Liberty that crossed the highway into oncoming traffic. There is no word yet whether charges will be lodged in the incident. Ex-husband Bob Lynn of Ringwood told the Daily Record that a funeral service will be held at D'Agostino Funeral Home in Haskell after his eldest daughter is released from the hospital. …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Authorities said the person on the bike and the driver of vehicle both taken to the hospital.
Parsippany Police say a 28-year-old township resident was struck by a van while riding his bike along Route 46 Monday evening. The bicyclist, unidentified by police, was transported to a local hospital for undisclosed injuries following the incident. The driver who hit him was also transported to an area hospital for injuries consistent with seat belt impact. Police say Officer Alfred Keiser was called to the scene near Route 46 and New Road at about 7:40 p.m. Tuesday. When he arrived, the bicyclist was on the ground and was being assisted by an off-duty emergency medical technician, who police said happened upon the crash. The driver of the 2000 GMC van, also unidentified by police, is a 68-year old Boonton resident, police said. Police …