LIVINGSTON, NJ — Over a two-hour period on Sunday, during which a mix of snow and rain left ice on the roads of Livingston, police responded to a total of 14 motor vehicle accidents before the roads could be salted.
According to police, five of the 14 accidents occurred in the area of East Northfield Avenue and Falcon Road, and three of the accidents occurred in front of Lithos Estiatorio restaurant on Eisenhower Parkway.
Of the three accidents reported outside Lithos, police said two of them involved the same car. The driver, who police said was not injured, was first hit from behind and then, while waiting for police to arrive, was hit by a second car.
Only one injury was reported in the area of 113 Cedar St., where the driver lost control of his vehicle due to ice and struck a fire hydrant. The driver was transported to the hospital with an injury to his right arm.
Additional accidents occurred at Parsonage Hill Road near JFK Parkway, Hobart Gap Road and other locations due to road conditions with no injuries reported, according to police.