NJ Red-Light Camera Captures Horrific Crashes

In the intersection pictured in the video, red-light violations have dropped by 47 percent

The borough of Roselle Park is releasing video caught by its red-light safety cameras in hopes of encouraging drivers to stop on red.

"I want people to realize what can happen when someone runs a red light," said Roselle Park Police Chief Paul Morrison. "By showing this video, we hope people will realize running red lights can have tragic consequences."

The crash captured in the video happened June 29 at 5:30 a.m., police said. The 29-year-old driver, who is from Elizabeth, N.J., was arrested for driving while intoxicated and other offenses.

The driver suffered minor injuries, said police. No one else was hurt. 

Roselle Park started its red-light safety program in May 2011. In the intersection in the video, red-light violations have dropped by 47 percent.

The video is courtesy of American Traffic Solutions.

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