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New Jersey - The Garden State, known for vast farmlands, gorgeous coastline, and historic resort towns

New Jersey is bordered on the north and east by New York, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Pennsylvania, and on the southwest by Delaware. New Jersey is the fourth-smallest state but the 11th-most populous and the most densely populated of the 50 United States. New Jersey is the third-wealthiest U.S. state by per capita income as of 2014. 

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Major roadways in New Jersey include:

The New Jersey Turnpike is one of the most prominent and heavily traveled roadways in the United States. This toll road carries interstate traffic between Delaware and New York, and the East Coast in general. 

The Garden State Parkway, or simply "the Parkway," carries relatively more in-state traffic than interstate traffic and runs from the town of Montvale along New Jersey's northern border to its southernmost tip at Cape May for 172.4 miles. It is the trunk that connects the New York metropolitan area to Atlantic City and is consistently one of the safest roads in the nation. 

Other expressways in New Jersey include the Atlantic City Expressway, the Palisades Interstate Parkway, Interstate 76, Interstate 78, Interstate 80, Interstate 95, Interstate 195, Interstate 278, Interstate 280, Interstate 287, Interstate 295, and Interstate 676. Other major roadways include U.S. 1, New Jersey Route 4, U.S. 9, New Jersey Route 10, and New Jersey Route 17.

What to do after a serious injury accident in New Jersey

When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision in New Jersey, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members begin to recover from their losses. Learn more about how a New Jersey personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.

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Most recent accident reports

Trenton-NJ
Accident Date: 
Fri, 04/18/2014
A police officer was critically injured in an early morning crash in Lodi. It happened on Route 46, across from Christopher Street. The Bergen County Office of Emergency Management says a 2012 Ford Fusion struck a Bergen County police officer's vehicle from behind.
Trenton-NJ
Accident Date: 
Sat, 04/12/2014

The woman killed in a two-car crash in Estell Manor Sunday afternoon has been identified State Police as 84-year-old Dorothy Gorman.

Gorman was in a Chevy Lumina traveling southbound on State Route 50 when it was struck while trying to turn left and sent spinning into the other lane.