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Occurred : 4/14/1997 02:15 (Entered as : 04/14/97 02:15)
Reported: 9/12/2001 19:42
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Edison, NJ
Shape: Triangle
Duration:50 seconds
Large, triangle shaped ufo that emanates light at each corner, moves on straight a straight linear axis while in 360 degree rotation.

April 14th, 1997. Between 02:15 AM - 02:30 AM I was driving my crappy, navy blue '91 hyundai excel on Interstate 287 North between the town of Edison and Piscataway with my friend who would also be a witness. This part of the interstate is elevated to the point of being a small bridge and so provided us with a good view. My approximations of distances between the ground up is based on the elevated point from which I and my friend stood. The cloud cover at this time of night was very dense and extremely low, moving at 25 to 30 mph. The lowest clouds were only 200 to 300 yards above. It was a very rare sight to see this type of cloud cover here in New Jersey as it is usually only seen in the more southern areas of the United States. I commented on such nebulous formations to my friend as he too looked up into the sky. Soon after, I noticed a large light patiently appear from out between the clouds about a 1/4 of a mile away. I started analyzing it's most awkward arrival with extreme precision. My thoughts and analyzations were as follows: There's a light the size of a street lamp light up in the clouds... It's a Fire Ball!!!'s moving too slow, it would of hit by now. The light that it's emitting is equal to that of a street lamp. Why is it floating above the lowest clouds and under the highest ones? To this I would point and yell to my friend of the unexplainable sight. We were both frantic. But not as frantic as when the second light appeared from out of the clouds. I pulled over immediately for us to get a better observation. It was at this point that we could both see more than just light. It was an actual physical object. Very Dark Gray, slightly darker than the clouds. Once the third light finally exposed itself we were able to fully identify the shape of the floating object. It was a perfect triangle. The lights were located at the ends of each angle, but the angles were not pointed. The were rounded off. My friend and I were sobbing, crying in sheer terror, but we were more overwhelmed with happiness for we knew we were taking part in witnessing the unbelievable. Once we were both able to make full visual contact of the object we became very serious in order to obtain more visual information. I will now become more descriptively technical so that there is no misunderstanding as to where I was positioned according to the "object's" location and my own. Going North on 287 we pulled over to witness the clouds come in from the North West and move South East. The object also moved in this direction. It moved in a straight linear axis from left to right where we were standing. But while it was on this axis it rotated 360 degrees clockwise, patiently, without a sound. All of a sudden the object in its immense proportions snaps into a perfect 90 degree turn and would begin to rotate instantly into a Counter Clockwise rotation North East from us. In essence, the object's movements were perfectly geometric. And so it was with this turn that it would make it's decent into the thickness of the low cloud cover. We could not tell of the object's full dimensions, for we witnessed it from below. If it was the bottom of the craft that we may have been looking at then we do know for a fact that it appeared flat. Nothing protruded from it in any way.

((NUFORC Note: Date of incident may be approximate, but was in April 1997. We spoke with this witness and found him to be quite credible. PD))