02202018Headline:

Jersey City, New Jersey

HomeNew JerseyJersey City

Chrissie Cole

Woman Struck By Car In Jersey City Remains In Critical Condition

A DeKalb woman remains in critical condition at Jersey City Medical Center after being struck by a pickup truck on Tuesday night.
The woman, 25, suffered head trauma and other internal injuries…

Jenny Albano

Drunk Girlfriend Ran Over, and Killed Boyfriend

On Saturday night, a man trying to stop his girlfriend from drinking and driving ended up being dragged under the girlfriend’s car and died. Jesenia Vega was leaving a block party to drive home, when her boyfriend, Louis Wiederer, tried to stop her. According to a witness he told her,”You’re going to get arrested, you can’t drive like that.” Wiederer was hanging onto the open side window of…

Ricky Bagolie

School Bus Crashes a Danger to Children

ABC News reports that 51,000 children required emergency medical attention for non-fatal school bus-related injuries and accidents over a three-year period. This is unacceptable and we need to make sure that these shool buses, from New Jersey to Florida to California are equipped with seat belts and trained and careful divers.

Ricky Bagolie

Family Seeks Justice in Fatal Turnpike Truck Wreck

According to the Wichita Eagle, the four surviving children of a Wisconsin woman who was killed last year in an accident on the Kansas Turnpike have sued three trucking companies responsible for the crash.Relatives of Corrine Bartels, 64, of Platteville, Wis., sued the owner of the cab, the owner of the trailer it was hauling and the trucking company the driver was working for. Also sued was the…

Ricky Bagolie

Rapper Critical After Jersey City Car Crash

According to the Jersey Journal, rapper Cassidy remains in critical condition at the Jersey City Medical Cente after a traffic crash caused a fractured skull and several fractured facial bones. The Philadelphia rapper reportedly was passing through Jersey City on his way to New York to continue work on his third album, slated for release later this year.

Ricky Bagolie

$20 Million Car Accident Ruling Upheld

It is about time that victims of car accidents received a good ruling from Superior Court. A Pennsylvania woman who was struck by a car as she flagged traffic will be receive a $20 million award as upheld by the PA Superior Court. The driver of the vehicle raised multiple issues, all of which were rejected by the court. The woman is a single mother of three and suffered several broken bones and…

Ricky Bagolie

Family of Cyclist Killed in Accident to Get $2.5 Million

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the family of a female cyclist who was struck by a vehicle will receive a $2.5 million settlement from the motorist’s insurance carrier. The family’s attorney believed the settlement to be “unusually high” considering the cyclist was 25 with no dependents. The family will use the settlement to establish a memorial scholarship at the University of Utah where…

Ricky Bagolie

4 Dead, 4 Injured in NJ Turnpike Auto Accident

In anothe example of out of control killer trucks on our roads, four people were killed and four others were hospitalized last Monday in a six-vehicle crash that closed a portion of the New Jersey Turnpike.According to the AP, the accident on the roadway’s northbound express lanes was caused when a truck hauling bricks was unable to stop as it approached slowed traffic, state police said. The…

Ricky Bagolie

10 Hurt As Out of Control SUV Plows Into N.Y. Market

A SUV driven by an 89-year-old man plowed into pedestrians and vendors at an open-air public market, injuring 10 people.According to the Associated Press:Police said Bernard Newmark was looking for a specific vendor at the Rochester Public Market when his foot slipped off the brake pedal and hit the accelerator, sending the vehicle through at least eight food stalls and into a shed.A total of…

Ricky Bagolie

Accident on New Jersey Turnpike Takes Fashion Model's Life

Whenever your car breaks down on the road you need to be extra careful. A promising young fashion model was killed last weekend on the New Jersey Turnpike. According to Herald Tribune:She was en route to the airport in a car-service sedan Saturday morning when the vehicle broke down in the center lane of the turnpike, and was rear-ended by another vehicle. The New Jersey State Police confirmed…