Hope, NJ – Jersey City Man Dies Riding Motorcycle on I-80

February 11, 2023

Hope, NJ (February 11, 2023) – A Jersey City man was killed following a motorcycle crash on Saturday, February 4. 

The deadly accident took place on Interstate 80 near mile marker 11.6 at around 5:20 p.m. It was reported that a Jersey City man was riding a Honda motorcycle when his bike was rear-ended by a Volvo tractor-trailer. A medivac helicopter was sent to the scene to render aid to the injured party. 

The victim sustained fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead. No additional information has been made public at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash is in the hands of local authorities. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in New Jersey

Hope, NJ - Desmond Gomes Dies Riding Motorcycle on I-80In the northeastern corridor, riding motorcycles is a common pastime, particularly in the hotter summer months. Even though it is a fun and economical way to travel and explore, riding a motorcycle has its risks as well. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that about 5,000 people died in motorcycle accidents in 2015, an 8.3 percent increase from the previous year. In New Jersey, almost 13,000 motorcycle accidents were reported between 2010 and 2015. 90% of motorcycle riders involved in accidents lacked proper instruction in motorcycle safety.

A wrongful death claim may be made by the surviving family members of a collision victim whose death was caused by carelessness. These claims are typically brought by the personal representative of the deceased with the intention of providing the bereaved family members with financial support. State law offers protection to the victim’s immediate family in a number of situations. The victim’s partner, children, or parents are often impacted after a deadly accident. 

If someone else’s negligence resulted in the death of a family member, you can be entitled to financial compensation. Because there are so many various types of damages that can be claimed in a wrongful death lawsuit, you will require the assistance of an experienced personal injury lawyer to succeed in your case. That is why you need an attorney with the right experience. 

The lawyers at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys will take all necessary measures to preserve your fundamental rights in order to ensure that you and your family obtain justice. In every case of wrongful death we accept, we put everything into it. In cases where another party’s negligence caused a fatal crash, our legal team always puts the needs of our clients first to make sure that the guilty party is brought to justice and that families can obtain reasonable compensation. If a loved one passed away suddenly as a result of someone else’s negligence, contact a Hope wrongful death lawyer at (215) 600-0681.

Note: Our team of writers uses secondary sources to produce this post including local and state media and news sources, local and state police incident reports, social medial platforms as well as eyewitness accounts about serious accidents that take place in Pennsylvania. For that reason, if you find any information that is not correct, please contact Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys as soon as possible so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. A post will be removed upon request. 

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