Rutherford, NJ – Three Injured in Series of Accidents on Rt 3 at Berry’s Creek Canal BridgeNY/NJ Legal News
Rutherford, NJ (January 10, 2023) – Three people suffered injuries on Saturday morning, January 7, in a series of car accidents in Bergen County. The events unfolded at approximately 9:30 p.m.
Sources report the wrecks happened in the eastbound lanes of Route Three at the Berry’s Creek Canal Bridge. Police in East Rutherford stated a 2020 GMC stopped behind a disabled 2017 Acura RDX at the bridge. Shortly after, it was rear-ended by a 2023 Honda Accord. The impact of the collision pushed the GMC into the Acura.
As police responded to the scene, a 2010 Toyota Prius attempted to avoid the scene and was rear-ended. Police stated the driver of the Prius did not sustain injuries, however, the driver who rear-ended the Prius fled the scene.
Three people from the initial crash sustained injuries and were sent to the hospital. At this time, their names have not been reported. The driver of the Acura was identified as a 62-year-old woman from Carteret who was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center due to complaints of neck and leg pain.
The driver of the GMC, a Bayonne woman, age 41, suffered leg injuries and was transported to Hudson Regional Hospital in Secaucus. Emergency crews also transported her passenger, a 36-year-old man, to Hudson Regional to be evaluated.
Currently, authorities in Rutherford continue to investigate the details of the accident.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims.
No further information has been reported at this time.
New Jersey Auto Accidents
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Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene