New Jersey Crash Report: Dump truck accident on I-287 near Oakland kills Riverdale man

Crash Report – I-287 near Oakland, NJ.

Report ID: 2023 May 4

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: Dump truck

Occupants: 1

Injuries/Fatalities: Yes

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Yes

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown

Road Surface Condition: Unknown

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Single-vehicle

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A


OAKLAND, NJ – A dump truck accident near Oakland on Thursday morning claimed the life of a Riverdale man. The single-vehicle crash took place some time before 9 a.m. on I-287 near milepost 59.8. The driver, 56-year-old Ronald E. Appel, suffered fatal injuries as a result. Details concerning the cause of the crash are unclear at this time. Should additional information become available, this report will be updated.

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