Day: September 20, 2020

Fatal Accident On Garden State Parkway In Holmdel

September 20, 2020

HOLMDEL, NJ (MONMOUTH)— NJSP Spokesperson, Trooper Charles Marchan told MidJersey.News that NJ State Police responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian at 9:48 p.m. last night on the Garden State Parkway southbound local lanes M.P 115.9, Holmdel Township, Monmouth County.

Based on a preliminary investigation, a Cadillac was stopped and unoccupied on the right shoulder. Pedestrian John Carroll was outside of the vehicle. A Jeep entered the right shoulder striking pedestrian Carroll and the Cadillac. As a result of the accident Carroll suffered fatal injuries.

Deceased- John Carroll, 60 year old male of Belmar, New Jersey.

Driver of the Jeep suffered no injuries- Pedro A. Carlo, 41 year old male of Hopelawn, New Jersey.

The accident is currently still under investigation and there is no further information available at the moment.

Recovery Advocates Of America’s 8th Annual 5k Run/Walk For Recovery

September 20, 2020

WEST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)–Recovery Advocates Of America’s 8th 5k Annual Run / Walk held at Mercer County Park yesterday. There was a great turn out of support for the event.

This year, our 5K Run/Walk for Recovery fundraising goal is $100,000. All proceeds from the event will go directly into sustaining and expanding RECOVERY ADVOCATES C.A.R.E. Program that is now endorsed by Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri and the State of New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, and our new education/prevention and awareness program throughout all New Jersey High Schools.

Substance use disorder has become a national epidemic. During the ongoing global pandemic, drug overdoses and substance abuse relapses have increased over 20% and we can’t stress how important your support is during such a critical time. Please join us in celebrating recovery and supporting those who are also fighting for their lives in the continuous struggle with alcoholism and addiction.

OnScene News Photos by: Brian McCarthy, OnScene News

OnScene News Photos by: Brian McCarthy, OnScene News