Innocent tree murdered; saves lives

3/18/2010:

Hard to explain

If you followed the Hoboken411 Twitter feed – you would have read that at around 3:40pm yesterday, a woman crashed her Lexus into a rather innocent tree at 14th and Bloomfield. The woman was taken to Hoboken University Medical Center for injuries, and the three was cut down minutes after the scene was cleared.

As you can see from the pictures Hoboken411 reader beerzgood sent in – it looks like this tree actually prevented the “car gone astray” from smashing into the bus stop just feet to the west. In my twitter post, I asked “who can we blame?” – so without knowing any details about this accident other than the photos below – what do you think the cause of this accident was?

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12 Comments on "Innocent tree murdered; saves lives"


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hobposer
5 years 10 months ago

Cut down a three? Is that a new breed of tree?

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xyzpdq
5 years 10 months ago

You know this Lexus is just a gussied-up Toyota Camry, right? Hmmm… Toyota… crash…

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KenOn10
5 years 10 months ago

Seriously crushed front-end. Pretty good-sized tree shoved over. Think maybe she was driving too fast?

Hope the driver is doing better than the tree…

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blahblahblah
5 years 10 months ago

Rumor has it Andraker went to the hospital and tried to beat the crash victim up for forcing a tree to be cut down…

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whineanddineinhob
5 years 10 months ago

Can’t say what caused the accident, but you mentioned “almost smashing into the bus stop”, which brought up another question. Any info on what happened to the bus stop shelter on the corner of First and Washington (site of new Walgreen’s)? Was this a St.Patty’s day mis-hap? Related to the storm? Stolen? Beamed up somewhere? The whole enclosure is gone. This may have been mentioned on another topic, but I didn’t notice it. In response to blahblahblah who said: Rumor has it Andraker went to the hospital and tried to beat the crash victim up for forcing a tree to… Read more »

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whineanddineinhob
5 years 10 months ago

Above reply for H411.

In response to whineanddineinhob who said:
Can’t say what caused the accident, but you mentioned “almost smashing into the bus stop”, which brought up another question. Any info on what happened to the bus stop shelter on the corner of First and Washington (site of new Walgreen’s)? Was this a St.Patty’s day mis-hap? Related to the storm? Stolen? Beamed up somewhere? The whole enclosure is gone. This may have been mentioned on another topic, but I didn’t notice it.

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