According to a story in the Express Times, a woman ran a red light in Pohatcong and struck a tractor trailer. The entire accident was caught by a red light camera.

Heidi Becke of Union and her 2 children were taken to the hospital but thankfully no one suffered any major injuries.

If red light cameras were supposed to prevent these types of accidents from happening, why are they still taking place? That's because the cameras aren't going to cut down on the accidents, regardless of what the activists for these cameras will tell you. These types of accidents will still take place regardless of whether the red light "scameras" are there or not.

So why have the cameras? Maybe it has something to do with the financial windfall the cameras bring in?

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