Category Archives: Accidents By Location

Car accidents and truck accidents in state of New Jersey.

Drunk Driver Charged After Seriously Injuring Rutherford Pedestrian

A man has been charged with aggravated assault by auto within 1,000 feet of a school after crashing into a 28-year-old pedestrian while driving under the influence. Victor Kwak, the intoxicated driver, lost control of his Lexus the night of August 22 and hit a curb, struck a tree, hit a wooden utility pole and then swerved back onto the sidewalk, hitting pedestrian Sandra Munoz-Molina. Munoz-Molina was rushed to Hackensack University Medical Center and received treatment for a traumatic brain injury. Kwak was observed as being intoxicated on the scene and provided police with a blood sample. The results have not yet been released, but Kwak has been charged with aggravated assault by auto within 1,000 feet of a school, which is a second-degree crime. He also has multiple motor vehicle summonses, including reckless driving and driving while intoxicated. According to The Century Council, a nonprofit organization against drunk driving…
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Driver in Jefferson Accident that Killed Three Admits to Being Drunk

The man who crashed a Ford Explorer that killed three members of his family this month, including an 11-year-old and a pregnant woman, told police he was drinking and “probably twice the legal limit [of alcohol]” at the time of the accident. The family was heading home from a birthday party when alleged drunk driver, Luis E. Torres of Jersey City, lost control of the Explorer on Route 15 South, flipped the vehicle and crashed into a home, ejecting many of the nine passengers and killing three family members. Lucila Colon, 62 and her granddaughter, Tevia Booth, 11, were dead at the scene, while Julissa Colon, 36, who was five months pregnant, was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead shortly after. Her unborn baby did not survive. Torres was charged with multiple counts of aggravated manslaughter, vehicular homicide and assault by auto. Motor vehicle accidents claim the lives…
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Were You Or A Loved One Injured In A Truck Accident In Woodbridge Township?

Woodbridge Township, located in Middlesex County, is the sixth-largest city in New Jersey. Approximately 100,000 residents lived in Woodbridge as of the 2010 Census. Transportation and Education There are three train stations located in Woodbridge Township—Metropark, Avenel and Woodbridge. Many commuters ride the rain, serviced by New Jersey Transit, the North Jersey Coast Line and the Amtrak Northeast Corridor. Trucks passing through Woodbridge Township typically travel along the Garden State Parkway and the New Jersey Turnpike. The Edison Bridge on U.S. Route 9 spans the Raritan River, connecting Woodbridge to Sayreville. Over 13,000 students are served through the Woodbridge Township School District and the district’s three high schools have over 150 courses, including vocational and work study programs. Woodbridge Truck Accident Attorneys Frank Lautenberg, the late U.S. Senator from New Jersey, proposed a weight limit on commercial trucks on state highways similar to the 80,000 lb limit for trucks on…
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