Pedestrian Struck by Bus in Mountainside was from North Plainfield

March 22, 2017

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - The Mountainside Police Department is investigating a crash in which a pedestrian, identified as German Rivas of North Plainfield, was struck by a NJ Transit bus on Tuesday March 21, 2017 at 4:25 p.m.

According to a press release from the department, the crash occurred on Route 22 East in front of the AMC Movie Theater.

Initial reports indicated that the pedestrian walked ...

Pedestrian Hit by Bus on Route 22 Mountainside

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Police and EMS responded this afternoon to a pedestrian who "was struck in front of the movie theater" on eastbound Route 22. 

According to the initial report from Breaking News Network (BNN), the pedestrian was hit by a bus and possibly "pinned under the bus." The report was received just before 4:30 p.m.

Two more reports from ...

Two People Rescued From Overturned Vehicle in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights Fire Department and Rescue Squad responded to an overturned vehicle with two females trapped Friday afternoon at about 4:15 p.m. at the intersection of McMane and Glenside avenues in Berkeley Heights.

BHFD Squad-1 arrived to the scene within 9 minutes. Firefighters stabilized the car, then one firefighter was placed in the car to cover the ...

Chatham Borough Police: Juveniles Report Suspicious Incident on Jackson Avenue

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Police sent out an AlertChathamBorough message on Wednesday evening, reporting of a suspicious incident on Jackson Avenue involving two female juveniles.

At 5:54 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, two female juveniles age 7 and 8 years of age, reported a suspicious incident in front of No. 32 Jackson Avenue in Chatham Borough. The two juveniles stated that an ...

Medevac on Standby to Motor Vehicle Rollover on 78 East

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - According to reports from Breaking News Network received at 8:44 p.m., Fire Departments and EMS units from Summit, New Providence, Springfield and Berkeley Heights were asked to respond to a motor vehicle accident, with rollover and ejection on Route 78 East, near mile marker 44. 


Breaking News Network reported that Medevac was on ...

Berkeley Heights OEM Provides Statement as Region Braces for Predicted Winter Storm

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Severe winter weather is expected to impact Berkeley Heights starting late tonight to late tomorrow night.

Whiteout conditions are likely, and up to two feet of accumulated snow is possible, according to the National Weather Service most recent briefing.

This storm has the potential to be extremely disruptive to the whole region and the forecasts show it’s ...

Berkeley Heights Firefighters Stop Natural Gas Leak

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - At 10:07 a.m. Monday, March 6, the Berkeley Heights Fire Department was dispatched to a reported gas meter that was struck and leaking natural gas on Sutton Drive.

According to Deputy Fire Chief Jim Hopkins, Berkeley Heights Police evacuated roofers to across the street. When the Fire Department arrived, the leak could be heard across the street. A hose line ...

Teen Struck and Killed on Central Ave. in Westfield by Off-Duty Trooper, Prosecutor’s Office Says

WESTFIELD, NJ — A 13-year-old girl was killed in Westfield Saturday night after she was struck by a service vehicle driven by an off-duty New Jersey State Police Trooper, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Sunday.

The girl’s name has not yet been released. She was reportedly a freshman at Westfield High School, playing a scavenger hunt game with friends when she ...

Warren Residents Report Airbag Thefts, Criminal Mischief and Identity Theft

WARREN, NJ - Warren residents reported airbag thefts, criminal mischief and identity theft on Wednesday and Thursday, according to reports released by the Warren Township Police.

Three airbags were reported stolen on Wednesday- two within an hour of each other from different residences on Independence Boulevard around noon and one from a Liberty Corner Road residence around 5 p.m., police ...

Long Hill's Country Farms Reports Armed Robbery, Police Seek Suspect

MILLINGTON, NJ - The Long Hill Township Police Department is actively investigating an armed robbery, they posted in their Facebook page.

The Country Farms convenience store located at 87 Division Avenue Millington, was robbed at gunpoint on Saturday at approximately 8:20 pm, police said.

The armed suspect is described as a male, Caucasian, approximately 5’9” tall, thin ...

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