New Jersey Turnpike

Jacqui Wilson of Australia runs to rescue truck driver Dale Miller, whose pants were on fire after his truck exploded in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike on Wednesday, Aug. 12. (Credit: CBS2)

Australian Visitors Jump In To Rescue Truck Driver In NJ Turnpike Explosion

A pair of Australians visiting New Jersey this week raced to the rescue of a truck driver who was on fire.


crews work to finish repairs on the NJ Turnpike in East Brunswick after a fiery crash on Aug. 13, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Section Of New Jersey Turnpike Reopens After Fiery Truck Crash In East Brunswick

Traffic was allowed back on the northbound truck lanes between Interchanges 6 and 9 Thursday after crews finished cleaning up from Wednesday night’s crash.


The northbound New Jersey Turnpike was shut down in East Brunswick on Wednesday, Aug. 12 due to a truck fire. (Credit: aoie crln, via Twitter)

Truck Explodes In NJ Turnpike Crash, Snags Road For Miles In East Brunswick

Two semi-trailer trucks erupted in a massive fire following a crash on the northbound New Jersey Turnpike in East Brunswick Township Wednesday evening, forcing authorities to shut down all northbound lanes.


A bus fire blocked the southbound Eastern Spur of the New Jersey Turnpike on Friday, July 10. (Credit: shawn.dexter)

Bus Fire Blocks Part Of New Jersey Turnpike Eastern Spur In Newark

All lanes were blocked on the southbound New Jersey Turnpike Eastern Spur in Newark, after a bus caught fire Friday night.


Jose Cruz

Family Distraught Over Death Of Teen In New Jersey Turnpike Crash

Jose Cruz was killed Wednesday when the car he was in flew off the New Jersey Turnpike and landed in a parking lot.



Off-Duty New Jersey State Trooper Killed In Turnpike Crash In Ridgefield

Trooper Glenny Almonte was off duty and in his personal car headed south when he somehow lost control and struck a curb and guardrail by the Vince Lombardi service area, police said.


John Nash in 2007 (Credit: Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Beautiful Mind’ Mathematician John Nash, Wife Killed In NJ Turnpike Crash

The deaths were confirmed to CBS2 by Princeton University, where Nash taught. The couple lived in Princeton.


Dr. Mehmet Oz attends the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation's 12th Annual Celebrity Gala at Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers on Nov. 13, 2014. (Photo by Dave Kotin

Dr. Oz Assists 2 People Injured In Car Crash On NJ Turnpike

Saturday night, near exit 6 on the Turnpike, Dr. Oz apparently saw the one-car crash and rushed to help the two victims.


Several people were injured in a three-vehicle accident on the New Jersey Turnpike in Carteret on Wednesday, March 25. (Credit: The Lakewood Scoop)

Several People Injured In 3-Vehicle Crash On New Jersey Turnpike

Several people were injured Wednesday evening in a multi-vehicle crash on the New Jersey Turnpike in Carteret.


Comedian James McNair, killed in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike in June 2014. (credit James McNair/YouTube)

Children Of Comedian Killed In Tracy Morgan Crash Win $10 Million Settlement From Walmart

The amount was disclosed in documents filed in Westchester County, where comedian James McNair lived until the June 7 accident on the New Jersey Turnpike.


A fire ripped through an industrial warehouse in Newark on Monday, March 9. (Credit: CBS2)

4 Injured In Newark Industrial Warehouse Fire After Explosion

Four people were injured — one of whom was missing for hours — after a fire broke out late Monday afternoon at a warehouse reportedly used by a chemical company in Newark.


A multi-vehicle pileup shut down the southbound New Jersey Turnpike on Monday, Feb. 9. (Credit: stevesywonder)

State Police: Icy Conditions Believed To Be Factor In Massive NJ Turnpike Pileup

Icy conditions are believed to have played a role in a massive pileup that left at least one person dead and dozens more injured on the New Jersey Turnpike, police said Tuesday.


A multi-vehicle pileup shut down the southbound New Jersey Turnpike on Monday, Feb. 9. (Credit: stevesywonder)

1 Dead As Major Pileup Shuts Down SB New Jersey Turnpike In Cranbury Township

One person was killed and nearly four dozen others were injured as a multi-vehicle pileup shut down the southbound New Jersey Turnpike in Cranbury Township Monday night.


Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was critically injured in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. The crash killed comedian James McNair. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Of Comedian Killed In Tracy Morgan Crash Settles With Walmart

The family of a comedian killed in the New Jersey Turnpike crash that seriously injured Tracy Morgan last summer has settled a wrongful death claim with Wal-Mart, an attorney representing the family said.


Oleg Varavko was involved in a near-miss when a skidding semi-trailer truck nearly hit his car on Sunday, Jan. 18. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Driver Talks About Nearly Being Smashed By Truck On New Jersey Turnpike

Video on Monday showed just how treacherous the weather made the roads this holiday weekend, with black ice causing a semi-trailer truck to slip out of control and almost slam into another car on the New Jersey Turnpike.