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Drivers Ticketed in Crashes Minutes Apart

Motorists issued summonses for careless driving and not stopping or yielding.

Two occurred minutes apart and resulted in summonses being issued to drivers for careless driving and not stopping or yielding, police said.

The first crash was reported at 3:22 p.m. Police said a 19-year-old Madison man driving a 2003 Honda eastbound on Hillside Avenue collided with a 2003 Audi driven southbound on Green Avenue by a 60-year-old Morristown woman, Madison Police Lt. Darren Dachisen said Friday.

The Madison man's Honda then struck a utility pole, causing minor damage to the pole, police said.

The man, Brian Izacortes, was issued a summons for careless driving and failure to observe a traffic control device, police said. A tow truck and the lighting department responded to the scene.

Less than 25 minutes after the first crash was reported, a crash was reported at Rosedale and Fairview avenues, at 3:45 p.m.

A vehicle traveling northbound on Greenwood Avenue collided with a car traveling westbound on Rosedale Avenue that was driven by a 90-year-old East Hanover woman, police said. The woman, Heleana Cestone, was issued summonses for careless driving and failure to stop or yield at a stop sign, police said.

Madison and Florham Park police, the and the responded to that accident. Cestone was taken to Morristown Medical Center with hip pain, according to the Madison Eagle. An update on her condition wasn't immediately available.

The Good Guy September 01, 2012 at 12:09 PM
What? Careless drivers in New Jersey that don't obey traffic rules, speed limits, and the right of other vehciles on the road... Tell me it isn't so...
Chris D. September 01, 2012 at 06:19 PM
Not to sound "ageist" but a 90-year old woman is still driving?

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