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Paterson NJ car crash witnesses describe accident scene

PATERSON — Anna Follmer, 49, was standing outside the house the 7-Eleven at the corner of Major and Market streets on Tuesday afternoon when she reported she saw a motor vehicle pace into the intersection.

“Two seconds later, it sounded like a bomb went off,” Follmer reported.

What she noticed was a crash that still left a person particular person dead and six persons wounded in the city’s downtown. It was a crash that resources mentioned started when a driver fled a burglary scene. 

“A silver vehicle ran the purple gentle. It will have to have been heading at minimum 70 miles an hour,” Follmer ongoing. “It was heading toward Town Corridor when it collided with a black vehicle at entire velocity.”

Follmer’s close friend, a 52-12 months-old girl who gave only her initial identify, Rhonda, was with her when the incident transpired.