The birth of a child is an exciting and happy occasion, and all parents hope that their children will be healthy. Unfortunately, injuries can happen at birth or soon after. Perhaps the most devastating of these injuries is a brain or head injury that may lead to permanent brain damage in an infant child.
For many people in Bergen County, the use of public transportation is common. Buses, subways and trains are convenient - and often less expensive - ways for people to commute to work or run their daily errands. However, riding a bus does not necessarily reduce or extinguish a person's potential of being injured in a traffic accident.
The friends and family of a 16-year-old boy are mourning his death following a fatal accident late last week in Bergen County. The accident took place on Route 95 in Fort Lee as the Queens boy and 64 other teenagers were heading to a sweet 16 party in Garfield.
Some mistakes last a lifetime. Unfortunately, one teen's recent mistakes also took the life of two passengers in his car. A 17-year-old Long Island teenager is facing an aggravated vehicular homicide charge following a deadly car accident.