Amtrak workers and engineer killed in crash had all used drugs, including opioids and cocaine

Submitted by New Jersey Transit Crash Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark Two Amtrak maintenance workers were using opioids or cocaine when they were struck and killed south of Philadelphia last year by a passenger train whose engineer had marijuana in his system, according to federal officials. The revelation and the nationwide opioid […] Read more »

NJ Transit didn’t screen engineer for sleep apnea before Hoboken crash, records show

Submitted by New Jersey Transit Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark Medical records indicate the NJ Transit engineer involved in last September’s fatal train crash at Hoboken Terminal was not evaluated for obstructive sleep apnea during an examination two months before the accident, as the commuter agency’s own guidelines required. The 48-year-old engineer, Thomas Gallagher, […] Read more »

Man Fatally Struck by NJ Transit Train, 2nd Train Death in 2 Days

Submitted by New Jersey Transit Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark Authorities say a man has died after being hit by a New Jersey Transit train in Bergen County. The agency says the accident occurred shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday in Carlstadt, just west of the train station in Rutherford. But it’s not […] Read more »

Booker, Menendez question Trump decision on rule for drivers

Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. WASHINGTON — The engineer of a New Jersey Transit train traveling at more than twice the speed limit when it smashed into Hoboken Terminal last September was diagnosed last with sleep apnea. After the accident, the U.S. Transportation Department drafted a rule requiring […] Read more »

Victim of I-287 crash in Edison ID’d as Toms River man

More than 150 people from around Central Jersey converged on the grounds of the Clarence Dillon library here for one of the many vigils being conducted Sunday. Paul Grzella | Staff Video Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. EDISON – The motorcyclist who died Monday in a […] Read more »

Major Traffic Delays In NJ: 3-Car Parkway Crash With Injuries

Major delays were reported throughout the state as the beach weekend ends. Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Major delays were reported throughout New Jersey on Sunday. A Garden State Parkway crash that involved injuries was also causing major traffic volume, police said. The accident happened […] Read more »

Wild photo shows car dangling from I-278 overpass after crash

Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Crash Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. ELIZABETH — A driver who lost control on an entrance ramp for I-278 nearly plunged from an overpass, but was saved by a fence, according to authorities. Elizabeth and Linden police arrived at the crash Saturday morning to find the […] Read more »

Infant Ejected In Parkway Crash Remains Critical With Traumatic Head Injury

The baby girl in an improper car seat suffered a traumatic head injury. A deer may have caused the SUV to swerve and flip. Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. TINTON FALLS, NJ — The 1-year-old baby girl ejected in a crash Sunday night on the […] Read more »

Motorcyclist dies in Route 80 crash in Roxbury

Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Disturbing testimony from two former girlfriends was heard in state Superior Court during a pretrial hearing for Maurice Pearson, accused of murdering one of the woman’s 3-year-old son. IPHONE VIDEO BY WILLIAM WESTHOVEN JUNE 22, 2017 William Westhoven A motorcyclist […] Read more »

State trooper injured in multi-vehicle crash on Route 80 in Mount Arlington

Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Crash Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. MOUNT ARLINGTON — A State Police trooper was taken to the hospital following a five-vehicle crash on Sunday evening, authorities said. State Police spokesman Capt. Brian Polite said two State Police vehicles crashed while responding to a motor vehicle accident on […] Read more »