A car slammed into the back of another car waiting at a traffic light causing a four-car pileup.
A four-car accident was blamed for snarling Pompton Avenue traffic Friday after a chain-reaction accident, police officials said. Three cars were waiting at the light on Pompton Avenue and Vincent Place at around 12 p.m. on Jan. 25, said Verona Chief of Police Douglas Huber. One car, traveling north on Pompton Avenue, slammed into the third car in line, which hit the second car, causing it to hit into the first car in line, he said. There were no major injures reported. Two of the cars had to be towed away, said Huber. None of the drivers involved were Verona residents, he said.
Little Falls man ticketed following Cedar Grove crash at intersection of Pompton and West Bradford avenues.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Cedar Grove police have ticketed a 49-year-old man following a car accident Tuesday afternoon in Cedar Grove that sent two people to the hospital. Enrico B. Belen of Little Falls was driving a 2002 Nissan Pathfinder north on Pompton Avenue near Bradford Avenue at approximately 3:20 p.m., Cedar Grove Police Chief Richard Vanderstreet said, when he collided with a 2011 Chevy pickup, driven by J.C. Smith of Lincoln Park. Smith was traveling in the opposite direction. Vanderstreet said Belen was making a left turn onto West Bradford Avenue when the accident occurred. Belen was ticketed at the scene for making an improper turn, Vanderstreet said. Smith and a 15-year-old passenger were taken to St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson after …