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Multi-Car Crash and Vehicle Fire on I-78 in Warren, Expect Delays

May 30, 2017

WARREN, NJ - A serious accident has been reported on I-78 East near exit 33 with multiple overturned vehicles and a vehicle on fire. It has been reported by a passerby that a car crossed the median and hit cars head on.

 

Expect delays and road closure. Avoid the area and use local roads if possible.

Update at 8:30 a.m. All lanes remain closed. 

Car Fire Closes Route 22 in Green Brook

GREEN BROOK, NJ - Route 22 at Cramer Avenue is closed after a car fire, according to the Breaking News Network which monitors emergency radio activity.

Avoid the area.

Tree Down On Power Lines on Watchung's Johnston Drive

WATCHUNG, NJ - Johnston Drive between Hill Hollow and Bonnie Burn is closed for the next several hours due to a downed tree on power lines, police advised at 4:50 a.m. on Sunday morning. 

 

Expect possible power outages.

Alert: Live Wires Down in North Plainfield

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Live wires have been reported down near 206 Sandford Ave. across the roadway Thursday morning. The fire department and PSE&G are responding to the scene, according to the Breaking News Network  (BNN), which monitors emergency radio activity.

 

 

Two Crashes Tie Traffic on I-78 in Warren

WARREN, NJ - Two crashes on I-78 on Tuesday afternoon have tied up traffic in the area.

 

Both accidents are near exit 40 on the westbound lanes with one vehicle in the median and the other into the guard rail, according to the Breaking News Network (BNN), which monitors emergency radio activity.

 

Crash on Hillcrest Road Ties Traffic to Watchung Circle and I-78

WATCHUNG, NJ - A motor vehicle accident on Hillcrest Road at High Oaks Drive will be impacting traffic to the Watchung Circle and exit 40 on Route 78 on Monday evening. Another accident has been reported closer to the circle at Evergreen Lane and the southbound  lane is closed.

First responders are arriving on the scene at 5:05 p.m. Monday. Avoid the area if possible.

Crash Shuts Down Route 22 in Watchung

WATCHUNG, NJ - A motor vehicle accident on US Route 22 has shut down traffic in both directions at Terrill Road, according to the Breaking News Network (BNN), which monitors emergency radio activity.

The crash occurred on the eastbound side of Route 22 however the left lane of the westbound side is also being shut down, the service said.

 

Avoid the area if ...

Armed Robbery on Route 22 in North Plainfield

NORTH PLAINFIELD , NJ - Police are looking for two black males who are wanted for robbing a victim at gunpoint at 7-11 on  Route 22 in North Plainfield early Saturday morning according to BNN (Breaking News Network).

Both men were wearing masks and one had a long gun, according to the report, and possibly fled on foot after the robbery at 7-11, 564 US Route 22 East. The ...

Found: Missing Person Gavin Seaver, Age 12

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Update: Gavin Seaver has been found.

 

 

The East Brunswick Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to locate a missing 12 year old boy. The missing boy, Gavin Seaver is 5’5” weighing approximately 120 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a #11 Misfits baseball shirt, dark colored shorts, white ...

Missing Person Found Deceased in Watchung, No Foul Play Suspected

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Official word comes from the Plainfield Police Division that Thomas Tucker, who was reported missing on March 24 was found deceased on Thursday, May 4 in a wooded area near the Watchung Reservation.

There are no signs of foul play or criminal involvement.

RELATED:  Plainfield Police Division Seeks Public's Help in Locating Missing "At Risk" ...

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