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Deadly auto accident results in plea by New Jersey woman

A woman worked for the New Jersey Transit Authority for nearly 25 years. As a bus driver, she became involved in a deadly auto accident for which she was criminally charged. Since that time, the 67-year-old woman entered a plea of guilty to assault-by-auto in the fourth-degree and recently received a sentence of probation for three years.

Woman seriously injured in an auto accident outside bar

At approximately 1:30 a.m. on a recent Friday, a crowd of people outside a New Jersey bar got a unwanted surprise. A woman drove into the crowd. Fortunately, no one was injured initially. However, by the time police arrived, a woman standing outside the bar suffered serious injuries in this bizarre auto accident.

Sentence handed down to driver in deadly car accident

A large number of accidents are caused by driving under the influence of either alcohol or drugs and texting. One of these factors by itself is dangerous to the driver and anyone else on the road, but when any combination of these factors is present, the risk of a car accident rises. In an accident that occurred in New Jersey on July 31, 2012, the driver was under the influence of both drugs and alcohol and was also texting.

New Jersey man dead, trucker critically injured in car accident

The investigation continues into an accident that snarled traffic on westbound Route 78 for hours recently. The New Jersey Department of Transportation was forced to close the express and local lanes while a fuel fire was put out and the on scene investigation was conducted. One person died in the truck vs. car accident and another suffered critical injuries.

Fatal truck vs. auto accident on New Jersey Turnpike

Some New Jersey residents know by personal experience that escaping from the wreckage of an accident is not always as easy as opening the vehicle's door. Sometimes, it is possible to wait for emergency responders and survive even with injuries. However, in an auto accident where a vehicle catches fire, if a victim is unable to get out on his or her own, it could end in tragedy.