Warren Twp, NJ (February 15, 2023) – On Monday, February 13, a 27-year-old Hillsborough man died following a car accident in Warren Township.
The deadly crash was reported on Interstate 78 at around 10:10 p.m. The victim was headed east in a Dodge pickup truck when he collided with a Tesla. The impact caused the Tesla to cross the road and hit a metal guardrail. The Dodge left the interstate where it crashed into multiple trees and overturned.
The driver was ejected and sustained fatal injuries in the crash. The severity of the other resulting injuries has not been determined. The identity of the deceased victim has been withheld.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Car Accidents in New Jersey
New Jersey has a higher accident rate than the national average when measured against other states in the U.S. The number of crashes per 100 million miles in New Jersey is 359, which is much higher than the average nationwide. Almost anytime can result in an automobile accident, so you need to be prepared for it. A lawyer should be consulted if you or a member of your family is hurt in a car accident to see whether you are eligible for lost compensation.
People’s lives are usually upended emotionally and financially by the loss of a loved one. Making choices for your family’s needs gets difficult when the death is unexpected and the result of an accident. The sense of injustice and sadness can be overpowering when the accident was caused by someone else’s carelessness or malfeasance.
Family members who were financially dependent on the deceased may have cause to file a wrongful death claim in order to recover damages if the deceased died as a result of a careless, negligent, wrongful, or illegal act. The goal of a wrongful death claim is to obtain damages that the deceased would have been entitled to under a personal injury lawsuit had they lived through the occurrence. You must bring a wrongful death lawsuit within two years of the death of your loved one in order to be eligible to receive compensation.
To assure that you and your family obtain justice, the legal team at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys will take all necessary means to preserve your fundamental rights. In every case of wrongful death we accept, we put everything on the line. In cases where another party’s negligence caused a fatal crash, our legal team consistently 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 Warren Township 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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