SUV crashes into Little Ferry home, catches fire

An SUV crashes into a home in Little Ferry. The driver was not badly injured.

An SUV crashes into a home in Little Ferry. The driver was not badly injured. (6/16/15)

LITTLE FERRY - A woman escaped serious injury Tuesday after flipping the SUV she was driving in and slamming into a house.

The accident happened at around 1:30 p.m. in front of a home on Franklin Street. Witnesses tell News 12 New Jersey the vehicle lost control coming around a bend, rolled and went airborne before crashing into the side of the home. The SUV then caught fire.

"The lady inside the house came out and she saw everything, so she was screaming because she thought the house would catch fire also," says Ajay Panchal, who witnessed the accident.

Radwan Alsakhen owns the home the SUV crashed into, and says the house did sustain some damage from the impact and the fire. He says several accidents have happened in the area.

Alsakhen says people often speed and come around the bend too quickly.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation. Panchal says he and another man smashed out the rear window of the SUV to help the driver out.

He says the driver was not badly hurt, just shaken up.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The Majestic Lanes bowling alley was damaged when 1 Driver crashes into Woodbridge bowling alley
Mikayla Raji, 8, paid for a Jamesburg police 2 Girl whose father was killed in line of duty buys officer dinner
Preston Taylor admits his involvement in the disappearance 3 Childhood friend admits helping to dispose of missing woman’s body
Computer issues have prevented some Newark city employees 4 Computer issues prevent Newark city employees from being paid
Students, parents and faculty at a Bayonne high 5 Bayonne's Marist High School faces fundraising deadline to stay open

advertisement | advertise on News 12


It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.