Unlicensed driver overturns car in 3-vehicle crash in Berkeley: police

BERKELEY, NJ – A person was injured in a three-vehicle crash in Berkeley on Oct. 11 after an unlicensed, uninsured driver with fake license plates flipped his car, Berkeley police said.

Nicholas Schumann was driving a Chevy Tahoe southbound on Double Trouble Road shortly before 3 p.m. and attempted to turn onto the parkway’s south ramp when he collided with a northbound Ford Fiesta, police said .

The Tahoe overturned at the intersection of the 77 exit ramp and Double Trouble Road, police said.

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When the Tahoe rolled over, it also struck a Nissan Rogue waiting at the off-ramp stop sign, police said.

Schumann and his passengers were not injured but were taken to Jersey Shore University Hospital as a precaution, police said. The Nissan driver was also uninjured, but the Ford driver was hospitalized with chest pain, police said.

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The investigation found that Schumann was driving without a license, without valid insurance and had fictitious license plates, police said. He received subpoenas for reckless driving, bogus plates, a suspended driver’s license, no insurance and no registration, police said.

According to police, Double Trouble Road was closed during the investigation and while the vehicles were being towed.

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