Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Montville man's car found damaged in golf course parking lot.
A Montville man was charged with DWI and leaving the scene of an accident Monday after police said he struck and pushed a car off the roadway of Route 46 West. Joshua Landsman, 65, was charged by the Fairfield Police Department with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to report an accident and several motor vehicle violations. According to a report by Deputy Chief Anthony Manna, officers found a woman's 2011 Mazda off the roadway on Route 46 West around 8 p.m. She told police that she was driving in the right lane when her car was struck from behind by a silver Acura and pushed off the roadway, Manna said. The driver of the Acura then continued driving on Route 46 West, the woman reported. Ptl Jeffrey …
Police say the woman robbed and attempted to flee a Route 46 filling station and convenience store.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Car stopped as part of St. Patrick's Day drunken driving detail.
A Lake Hiawatha man was charged with DWI after police said he drove his car through a glass bus shelter in Montville and then left the scene of the crash on St. Patrick's Day. Daniel Greenzweig, 27, was charged with driving with a suspended license and other motor vehicle violations in addition to the DWI charge, according to a release from Fairfield Police Deputy Chief Anthony Manna. Manna said Fairfield Police Ptl. John McGrory was on patrol on Route 46 just before 1 a.m. as part of a drunken driving enforcement detail set up for the holiday weekend when he saw Greenzweig driving a Chevrolet Camaro faster than the 50 mph limit. Greenzweig was also not driving within his lane of traffic, Manna said. Greenzweig's car was stopped and …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Six pedestrians struck and killed on highway in three years, including four in Pine Brook, Parsippany area.
Route 46 has been labeled "Morris County's most dangerous road" by the Tri-State Transportation Campaign (TSTC) based on data that shows six pedestrians were killed on the highway in the past three years. What appears to be the most dangerous stretch of the Morris County portion of the highway, as indicated on a map included in the TSTC report, is the portion that includes Pine Brook and Parsippany. Four out of six pedestrian deaths between 2009 and 2011 occurred between the two towns. The report, generated by the non-profit organization which seeks transportation reform in New York and New Jersey, detailed and designated a single most dangerous road per county in every county in the state. The term "most dangerous," as included in the …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Driver transported to hospital following Thursday morning crash.
A driver was transported to St. Clare's Hospital Thursday morning after Montville Township police Capt. Rudy Appelmann said he crashed into the building at 55 Route 46 in Pine Brook. Appelmann said the driver, who was not named, was traveling west on Route 46 around 11 a.m. when he lost control of his vehicle and crossed the median, driving into the building near Tiffany's Restaurant. The building at 55 Route 46 is currently vacant, Appelmann said. The Montville Township Volunteer First Aid Squad responded to the scene to transport the driver to the hospital. No other injuries were reported, although the building was damaged.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Fence was installed by the state in 2009 but since has fallen into disrepair.
A fence erected by the New Jersey Department of Transportation four years ago to save pedestrian lives has become more of an eyesore than a lifesaver, but thanks to a program of the Morris County Sheriff's office, its condition may improve soon. The fence was installed in 2009 on the island between the east- and westbound lanes of Route 46, beginning approximately at Arlington Plaza and extending to Dunkin' Donuts, after several pedestrian-involved motor vehicle accidents, including one incident in which a person died. As years passed, the quality of the fencing deteriorated, and some pedestrians reportedly climbed through holes that developed in the fencing in an effort to avoid walking to the crosswalk. In addition to these holes, the …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Police are investigating the case and seeking anyone involved.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Verbal dispute leads to physical altercation at Empire Diner early Sunday morning.
Monday, September 17, 2012
53-year-old drove onto Route 46 median and hit tree at the intersection of Baldwin Road.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Fairfield police, West Essex first aid responded to scene.
Traffic was moving by 12:40 p.m. on Route 46 in Fairfield Friday after police and EMS officials responded to an accident in which a woman was injured. The woman was taken out of her car in a stretcher around 12:30 p.m. Route 46 was backed up in both directions and into Montville while officers responded. The West Essex First Aid Squad and Atlantic Health paramedics also responded to the scene.