Jackson Township, NJ (March 28, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a pedestrian crash that took place at an intersection in Jackson Township on Sunday night, March 27.
According to local officials, the accident happened around 8:23 p.m. at the intersection of Whitesville Road and South Hope Chapel Road. A teenage girl was walking in the area at the intersection when she started to cross the street. She was suddenly struck by a vehicle being operated by a 29-year-old driver from Manchester. It was reported that the teen was crossing the street at a shopping center. The driver allegedly stayed at the scene of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian teen was rushed to a local hospital for treatment of serious head injuries by medical helicopter. Her current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most severe accidents on our roads in New Jersey. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. In 2020, it is estimated that approximately 175 pedestrians were killed and many others were injured in accidents throughout the state. The truth is, pedestrian accidents can be prevented when drivers pay close attention to the roads around them. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident and wonder what options you have, you should always have the help of an attorney on your side.
Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. This is especially true if you have suffered from devastating injuries in your accident. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from pedestrian accidents include the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
- Broken bones
The injuries that stem from a pedestrian accident can affect your life for years to come. It is imperative that you speak with a Jackson Township personal injury lawyer that you can trust at this time.
Jackson Township Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here to assist you every step of the way after a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming and difficult it can be to get back on your feet after a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. We are here for you when you need us the most. You should never have to stand alone after a pedestrian accident. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Jackson Township at (215) 600-0681 for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need.
Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately. We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.
Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.