New Jersey State Police Reports 661 Crashes, 1050 Calls for Help on Roads During Winter Storm

TOMS RIVER, NJ – The New Jersey State Police have reported a very busy twenty-four-hour period since 2021’s first major snowstorm dumped upwards of one foot of snow across parts of the state.   According to the NJSP, as of 7:00 p.m., they have responded to 661 motor vehicle crashes and 1050 motorist aids in NJSP patrolled areas since 6:00 p.m. Sunday.
Motorist aids can be anything from flat tires, mechanical breakdowns, spin-outs, etc.
“We urge residents to remain off of the roads unless you absolutely have to go out,” the department said. “If you must go out, please slow down and drive carefully.”