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Teaneck Driver Discovers Consequences of Road Rage

In 2012, two SUVs were driving erratically on Garden State Parkway, near Route 17. The Honda SUV was tailgating a Chevy SUV when the driver tried to pass in the exit lane. According to a police report, witnesses claimed both of the vehicles were speeding, making frequent lane changes and tailgating each other. The Honda driver lost control and swerved off the road, struck a metal guard rail and rolled over into oncoming traffic. The Honda struck the Chevy while it was rolling over and both of the cars struck another guard rail. Upon impact, a passenger was ejected from the Honda and later died from her injuries. One of the drivers was convicted of vehicular manslaughter and sentenced to 10 years in prison, while the other is awaiting sentencing. Why is Road Rage Dangerous? It can be particularly annoying when another driver cuts you off, is driving below the…
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What Are New Jersey’s Deadliest Roads?

It’s fairly well-known that New Jersey is the most densely populated state. We’re often reminded of this when traveling down busy roads during rush hour traffic. However, there are several roadways that carry a larger death toll than others in the state due to the sheer number of commuters traveling on them. Two reports compiled by NJ.com and NJSpotlight outline the deadliest roads in New Jersey. Many New Jersey Roadways are Dangerous Due to Design and Congestion Given that the New Jersey Turnpike is so busy, it should come as no surprise that it tops our list for most dangerous roadway. It averages 24 fatalities per year. The Garden State Parkway is considered the second deadliest roadway. In 2014, it saw 21 fatal car accidents. Commuters in Middlesex County should be cautious on Route 1, as the most severe crashes occur here. In 2013, seven accidents occurred and took seven…
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What Caused This Car Accident in Old Bridge?

Earlier this month, a horrific wrong-way accident occurred in Old Bridge on Route 9. Photos of the accident show the front of an SUV pushed so far into the car, the windshield is warped and the entire engine has been crushed into the front seat. The other car is in worse condition. The roof is missing entirely, as are both of the driver-side doors. The front is a mangled mess and only one seat remains in the front area of the car. Three died in the accident, while two suffered from serious injuries. Wrong Way Accident on Route 9 Killed Three People, Injured Two That afternoon, a 45-year-old man was driving his SUV on Route 9, going south. Very suddenly, his SUV crossed through the center median and onto the northbound lanes. He hit the car in a wrong-way accident. The head-on collision killed both the driver of the car…
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