Man dies following crash along dangerous intersection on Routes 1&9 in Elizabeth

The victim was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Spring Street and North Avenue along Routes 1&9 around 4 p.m.

Lanette Espy and Tony Caputo

Mar 20, 2024, 9:50 AM

Updated 29 days ago

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Authorities confirmed a man died after being hit by a vehicle Monday in Elizabeth at the intersection of Spring Street and North Avenue along Routes 1&9.
Few details about the incident have been released, and there is no word on the name of the victim, or if the driver will face any charges.
This most recent pedestrian death only adds to the concern for motorists and pedestrians trying to cross the very busy stretch of highway.
A 2023 study by a Colorado law firm showed that Elizabeth has some of the deadliest intersections in the state.
According to The Fang Law Firm, there were nine fatal crashes at Routes 1&9 and East Jersey Street between 2000 and 2019.
Four blocks away, at U.S. Routes 1&9 and East Grand Street, there were seven fatal crashes, with the latest in 2018, the study says. It’s a concern that many Elizabeth residents have spoken out about over the years.


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