Chatham NJ Traffic AttorneysA Madison NJ man will stay out of jail after being sentenced to Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) for leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in the death of a man in Chatham Township, New Jersey.

The suspect is a 63-year-old man from Madison, New Jersey. He was involved in an auto accident on Shunpike Road in Chatham Township NJ around 5:00 p.m. on January 3, 2017. The suspect hit a 76-year-old man who happened to be walking across the roadway.

After the crash, the suspect reportedly kept driving and fled the scene of the accident. Roughly 30 minutes later, he dialed 911 to notify the police.

The victim, who was from Glen Cove, New York, died at the scene of the accident.

The suspect eventually reached a deal with Morris County prosecutors and pleaded guilty to traffic charges for leaving the scene of an accident. The suspect was subsequently sentenced to probation, fined $2,500, and had his license suspended for 12 months. If the suspect had faced more serious criminal charges for vehicular manslaughter, he would have been subject to prison time.

For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “No Jail for Driver Who Left Scene of Fatal Crash, Report Says.”

Pequannock Traffic Ticket AttorneysPequannock New Jersey police recently arrested a man who allegedly eluded law enforcement on a motorcycle.

The suspect, a 23-year-old man from Denville, NJ, was riding his motorcycle on Route 23 in Pequannock around 5:00 p.m. when he allegedly committed a traffic violation.

A Pequannock patrol cop attempted to stop the suspect’s bike, but the suspect reportedly ignored the officer and continued driving.

The patrol cop followed the suspect on Route 23 north and Route 287 north, but the motorcyclist ultimately got away.

Pequannock NJ police worked with police departments in Riverdale and Rockaway Borough to investigate and identify the suspect. Police eventually captured the suspect.

The suspect has been charged with eluding police and cited for several traffic offenses, including reckless driving, careless driving, improper passing, failure to stop, making an unsafe lane change, operating a motorcycle without the proper endorsement, failure to have insurance, displaying a fictitious license plate, and misuse of a license plate.

When Pequannock police officers arrested the suspect, he allegedly had heroin and a syringe. As a result, the suspect also faces very serious criminal charges for possession of heroin.

After being placed under arrest and charged, the suspect was moved to the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown, NJ.

For additional information about this case, view the NJ.com article, “23-Year-Old Man Charged with Eluding Cops on Motorcycle.”

Butler Assault by Auto LawyersA Vernon New Jersey man was sentenced to jail time after he pleaded guilty to causing a fatal car crash in Butler, NJ.

The suspect is a 21-year-old man from Vernon Township NJ. He was driving his motor vehicle on Route 23 in Butler NJ last July when he suddenly lost control of the car. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect was speeding just before the auto accident occurred.

The force of impact in the single-vehicle accident caused all three people inside the car to be ejected onto the roadway. One of the passengers, a 20-year-old West Milford man, later died as a result of his accident-related injuries.

Morris County prosecutors could potentially have pursued vehicular manslaughter charges against the suspect, but instead they allowed the suspect to plead guilty to two counts of assault by auto and multiple traffic violations.

The suspect recently appeared in Morris County Superior Court, located in Morristown NJ, so that a judge could approve the plea deal and sentence him to 270 days in the Morris County Jail.

The judge also ordered the suspect to perform 150 hours of community service after his release from jail. Additionally, the suspect will be on probation for four years and his driver’s license will be suspended for one year.

For further information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Vernon Man Sentenced in Fatal 2016 Butler Crash.”

Jefferson Township Traffic LawyersA Jefferson Township man was recently cited for a traffic violation stemming from a fatal auto accident.

The suspect is a 21-year-old man who lives in Jefferson, NJ. On April 19, he was involved in a deadly car accident on Berkshire Valley Road.

According to authorities, the suspect was driving a 1990 Mercedes 560 when he made a dangerous lane change and crashed head-on into a motor vehicle being operated by a woman from the Stockholm section of Hardyston Township in Sussex County, NJ

The other motor vehicle, a Toyota Corolla, was headed eastbound and approaching the intersection of Berkshire Valley Road and Taylor Road when the accident occurred.

Police officers and paramedics rushed to the scene of the crash, but they could not save the lives of the driver and passenger in the Toyota. The passenger was the 52-year-old mom of the driver and resided in Hardyston, New Jersey.

The Jefferson Township NJ man suffered minor injuries in the crash and got medical treatment at an area hospital.

Jefferson Township police detectives investigated the fatal auto accident and eventually cited the driver of the Mercedes for a traffic violation: making an unsafe lane change. The suspect does not currently face criminal charges for vehicular manslaughter.

For additional information about this case, access the NJ.com article, “Man, 21, Charged with Unsafe Lane Change in Crash That Killed Mom, Daughter.”

Pequannock Eluding Police ChargesPequannock law enforcement is attempting to find a man accused of eluding police and failing to stop after committing a traffic violation.

The suspect was allegedly operating a red Kawasaki bike and traveling northbound on Route 23 North in Pequannock NJ just before 5:00 p.m. A Pequannock patrol cop spotted the suspect committing a traffic offense and tried to pull over the suspect’s bike. According to law enforcement, the suspect refused to stop the motorcycle and instead continued driving on the highway.

The Pequannock officer followed the suspect to Route 287 but eventually lost him. The suspect was last seen driving north on Route 287.

Detectives with the Pequannock Police Department are currently investigating the incident and attempting to determine the suspect’s identity.

If police can eventually identify and capture the suspect, he would probably be charged with eluding law enforcement.

Pequannock detectives have asked for the public’s help with the investigation. Anyone with information about the motorcyclist should call authorities at 973-835-1700.

For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Cops Search for Motorcyclist Who Fled Traffic Stop in Pequannock.”

Denville NJ Traffic AttorneysDenville NJ police issued traffic citations after a recent auto accident on Route 46 led to serious injuries to one adult and three juveniles.

The car accident happened near the intersection of Route 46 and Crestview Road in Denville, NJ. According to authorities, a 29-year-old Wharton woman was headed westbound on the highway a short time before 8:00 p.m. when she suddenly swerved across the double yellow lines in the center of the roadway and entered the other side of the highway.

A 17-year-old Lincoln Park NJ resident was unable to avoid colliding with the other motor vehicle.

The two-car collision resulted in serious injuries to both drivers. Additionally, two teenage passengers in the second car were injured. All four car crash victims were taken to local hospitals and treated for their injuries.

Denville Police Department detectives investigated the auto accident and issued multiple traffic tickets to the Wharton NJ woman for reckless driving and failure to maintain lane.

Denville NJ police also issued a traffic ticket to the teenage motorist because he allegedly exceeded the passenger limit for a driver with a provisional license.

For further information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Woman, 3 Teens Injured in Serious 2-Car Crash in Denville.”

Parsippany NJ Traffic AttorneysA Parsippany New Jersey man was recently ticketed for traffic violations after allegedly crashing into a local sanitation worker.

The motor vehicle accident happened just after 11:30 a.m. The suspect is an 88-year-old man from Parsippany, NJ. According to law enforcement officials, he was driving a 1999 Toyota Camry along Lake Shore Drive when he approached the intersection with Marcella Road and hit a Parsippany NJ garbage truck.

The victim was a 63-year-old employee with the Parsippany Department of Sanitation. He was reportedly walking back to his garbage truck when the suspect crashed into him.

Afterwards, someone dialed 911 and emergency medical crews rushed to the scene. The victim was briefly treated for his accident-related injuries and then moved to Morristown Medical Center. Doctors at the Morristown hospital treated the victim for pain in his hip.

Meanwhile, Parsippany NJ detectives investigated the pedestrian accident and ultimately decided to cite the suspect for careless driving.

For further information about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Sanitation Worker Hit by Car in Parsippany, Cops Say.”

Chatham New Jersey Traffic AttorneysPolice officers recently arrested a Madison New Jersey man who allegedly caused a fatal car crash and then left the scene of an accident in Chatham Township, NJ.

The fatal car accident occurred just after 5:00 p.m. on Shunpike Road in Chatham Township, New Jersey. According to law enforcement, the suspect was driving a silver 1997 Nissan Sentra when he hit a pedestrian who was walking outside a crosswalk on the road. Instead of stopping to help the victim or dialing 911 to notify police, the suspect reportedly kept driving and fled the scene of the accident.

Other motorists notified the Chatham Township Police Department, which sent police officers and emergency crews to the scene of the accident. The victim, a 76-year-old Glen Cove NY man, was transported to an area hospital but still died a short time later.

Chatham Township detectives investigated the fatal car crash and identified the suspect as a 62-year-old Madison NJ man. Police later arrested the suspect without incident.

The suspect has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, a second degree felony that could result in a sentence of 5-10 years in New Jersey State Prison. Additionally, the suspect was cited for a number of traffic offenses.

For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “62-Year-Old Man Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in Chatham.”

Montville NJ Drunk Driving SuspectA Montville New Jersey police officer has been charged with drunk driving after he was allegedly caught driving his patrol vehicle while intoxicated. At the time, the suspect was reportedly still on duty.

According to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect was operating an unmarked patrol car and traveling on a roadway in Montville NJ when something prompted his arrest. Law enforcement officials have not yet revealed whether the suspect was involved in a car crash or if he was stopped by another Montville police officer.

The suspect faces charges for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). Additionally, the suspect was issued a traffic citation for careless driving.

If the suspect is eventually convicted on the DWI charges, he could be subject to significant penalties that include suspension of his driver’s license and heavy monetary fines. Beyond that, the suspect’s job a police officer could be in jeopardy.

The suspect has already been suspended, with pay, by the Montville Police Department.

For additional information about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Cop Charged with Driving Drunk While on Duty.”

Newton New Jersey Traffic ChargesPolice officers recently arrested a man who allegedly caused a serious car accident on a roadway in Stillwater NJ and then left the scene of the accident.

The auto accident occurred on August 29, 2016 near the intersection of Stillwater Road and Possum Hill Road in Stillwater, NJ. The suspect was reportedly driving a blue Jeep Cherokee when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed. The collision is said to have resulted in significant property damage.

After the auto accident, the suspect allegedly continued driving and fled the scene without bothering to dial 911 to alert authorities.

NJ State Police was later notified of the car accident and dispatched troopers to the scene. A subsequent investigation determined that the suspect likely crashed the Jeep when he ran through the intersection without bothering to stop.

Investigators were also able to determine the suspect’s identity, which helped them locate the Jeep parked near his residence in Newton, New Jersey.

The suspect was eventually placed under arrest and charged with multiple traffic violations and criminal offenses, including leaving the scene of an accident resulting in serious injury, assault by auto, endangering an injured victim, hindering apprehension, and tampering with evidence.

After being arrested and processed, the suspect was released on his own recognizance. He will be required to appear in court at a later date so that he can answer the charges against him.

For more information about this case, view the NJ.com article, “Cops Arrest Man Wanted in Stillwater Hit-and-Run Crash.”