428 crashes, 312 rescues on state-patrolled roads (so far) for season’s first N.J. winter storm

TRENTON, N.J. – The first significant snow storm of winter 2019-2020 walloped New Jersey on Monday creating profound challenges for motorists and first responders alike.

“As of 6:00 p.m., the New Jersey State Police have responded to 428 motor vehicle crashes and 312 motorist aids in State Police patrolled areas,” the NJSP tweeted.

Authorities urged motorists to stay off the roads:

Meanwhile, plenty of Garden State residents took issue with the state’s preparation and/or response to the snow event.

The Murphy Administration’s over-brining activities (and the associated cost) were widely panned during winter 2018-2019.

On Sunday, popular gun range owner and Second Amendment activist Anthony Colandro dropped a video mocking Governor Murphy who had cancelled an out-of-state trip to monitor the storm: