Sunday, February 10, 2013
Man taken to Jersey Shore Medical Center for treatment of a broken leg.
A Woodbridge man was taken to Jersey Shore Medical Center for treatment of a broken leg this morning after being struck by New Jersey Transit train 7208. The incident took place around 6:16 a.m. at the Red Bank Train Station on Monmouth Street, Red Bank police confirmed. NJ Transit spokesman John Durso, Jr. said a preliminary investigation showed the man may have slipped on the platform, with his leg coming in contact with the train. Twenty passengers were on board the train, and were placed onto another northbound train without incident. Patch will update this story as more details become available.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Second person killed this month by a train in the borough.
The identity of the man killed Sunday morning as he was walking along the Front Street rail bridge in Red Bank was revealed late Monday morning by New Jersey Transit Spokeswoman Courtney Carroll. Thomas Weeks was apparently walking along the bridge, which is accessible via Shrewsbury Avenue, when he was struck by a New York City-bound New Jersey Transit train at approximately 6:15 a.m. Sunday morning, Carroll said. Weeks, a borough resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. Circumstances surrounding Weeks' death are currently unknown and remain under investigation. Carroll said it was not immediately known if the 29-year-old's death was intentional or an accident. A little more than a week ago a 51-year-old borough man was struck and …
Sunday, October 7, 2012
A New Jersey Transit spokeswoman confirmed the death of a pedestrian in Red Bank.
Update, Oct. 8: The victim in Saturday night's fatal train accident was identified by a New Jersey Transit spokesperson as Donald Cameron Jr., a 51-year-old Red Bank man, according to the Star Ledger. An unidentified pedestrian killed by a New Jersey Transit train Saturday night in Red Bank purposefully laid on the tracks moments before being struck, according to an engineer's report of the incident. At approximately 9:18 p.m., a man trespassing on the railway was seen by a New Jersey Transit engineer walking onto the tracks near Maple Avenue and then laying down without moving. The engineer applied the train's emergency brakes and sounded the train's horn, according to Spokeswoman Nancy Snyder, but the man did not move from the tracks. …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Approximately 10 transported to Monmouth Medical Center
Approximately 10 people aboard a New Jersey Transit Train have been taken to Monmouth Medical Center after passing out from heat exhaustion near the Long Branch Train Station on Thursday night. Long Branch Police Capt. Jason Roebuck said many of the "kids" were intoxicated and that the train was "overcrowded." Capt. Roebuck said they were on their way to the Slightly Stoopid concert at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel. He said there were also "some small fights" going on in the train. It is unclear if any arrests have been made at this time. Capt. Roebuck said the train that was carrying the passengers taken to the hospital is no longer at the Long Branch Train Station. A similar situation occurred at the Aberdeen-Matawan Train Station on…