Police & Fire

Early Morning Car Crash in Scotch Plains Causes Damage

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Scenes of the wreckage captured by WABC-TV 7 Eyewitness News Credits: WABC-TV 7 Eyewitness News
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Damage from the car crash on Plainfield Ave. is still visible. Credits: John Mooney
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Home and cars damaged by car crash.   Credits: WABC-TV 7 Eyewitness News
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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A car went out of control in Scotch Plains early Wednesday morning and damaged several cars parked along the street and a home on Plainfield Avenue, according to a report on WABC-TV Eyewitness News.

The driver was taken to a local hospital and the damaged cars have been removed. However, signs of debris remain at the home across from the Scotch Hills Golf Course.

 

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