Manchester, NJ (April 10, 2022) – A woman was killed in a fatal car accident that took place at an intersection in Manchester on Thursday night, April 7.
According to local officials, the accident happened around 10 p.m. at the intersection of NJ-70 and Manchester Boulevard. Police confirmed that an 82-year-old woman was driving in a gold Honda Accord in the area when the driver started to make a left turn at the intersection. This is when the vehicle was struck by a Dodge Ram driven by a 19-year-old woman that was headed east. The Honda went off the side of the road and struck a utility pole, while the Dodge came to a stop.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. An 83-year-old woman who was a passenger in the Honda was rushed to Community Medical Center but was tragically pronounced deceased while there. The 82-year-old driver of the Honda sustained facial lacerations and chest pains and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The driver of the Dodge was not hurt.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in New Jersey
Car accidents happen every day in New Jersey, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe. In the blink of an eye, a life could be taken due to a fatal crash within the state. In fact, hundreds of lives are lost as a result of car accidents every year. In one recent year in New Jersey, approximately 741 people were killed in fatal car accidents. If you have lost someone you love in a car accident, you should be prepared to speak with a legal advocate that you can trust.
The loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a fatal car accident can leave you feeling alone and confused. Families often wonder where they can turn during these complicated times. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up against you. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. It is important that you seek the help of a Manchester wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Manchester Wrongful Death Attorneys
At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, we are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal car accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you and your family. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages, including some of the following:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
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