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Fiery crash at Bergen Toll Plaza on Garden State Parkway - memories of Stratford CT 1983

The good news was that no one was seriously hurt despite the wild fire to be seen in pictures nearby after an out-of-control Toyota Prius ran up a rampart between two toll lanes at the Bergen mainline toll plaza on the Garden State Parkway. The toll plaza takes tolls northbound and the spectacular accident happened 3:45pm Friday July 13 just as the afternoon rush hour was beginning.
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Orlando raising tolls about a third April 5 - first toll hike since July 1990

Industries / Transportation : Toll Roads News (6 years ago)

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Industries / Transportation : Toll Roads News (3 years ago)

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Industries / Transportation : Toll Roads News (3 years ago)

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