Old Bridge, NJ (January 28, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal pedestrian crash that took place at an intersection in Old Bridge on Friday morning, January 28.
Middlesex County officials confirmed that the accident happened at 1:25 a.m. at the intersection of NJ-9 and Ferry Road. A 69-year-old man was walking across the road at the intersection when he was suddenly struck by several vehicles that were also traveling through the intersection. It is not known how many stopped and remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian was severely injured due to the collision. He was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most severe accidents that occur 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. Hundreds of people are injured and killed in fatal pedestrian accidents every year. In fact, in just one recent year, over 141 pedestrians were killed and approximately 270 were seriously injured in New Jersey pedestrian accidents. It is not always easy to prove fault when a loved one’s life has been lost in a fatal pedestrian crash. You and your family may wonder where you can turn during these difficult times. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust after you have lost someone you love in an accident.
If you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident, you should have the assistance of an Old Bridge pedestrian accident lawyer on your side. There are several factors that you and your family will have to prove in a pedestrian accident, including the following:
- That a duty of care existed
- That the driver breached that duty of care
- The accident resulted from the breach of duty
- Injuries and damages stemmed from the accident
Facing the loss of a loved one can leave you in one of the most difficult positions of your life. If you have sustained these immense losses, you should speak with an experienced Old Bridge wrongful death lawyer.
Old Bridge Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
A pedestrian accident, especially one that leads to a fatality, can be a chaotic event to experience. Because of this, our attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here to help you. If you and your family have suffered from devastating consequences, we will help you work toward the compensation you deserve. Our attorneys are here for you every step of the way. Please contact an accident attorney in Old Bridge at (215) 600-0681 for more information on how we can help you.
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