Washington Township, NJ (March 2, 2022) – Serious injuries were reported as the result of a pedestrian crash that took place in Washington Township on Tuesday night, March 1.
According to Washington Township officials, the accident happened around 9:38 p.m. on Black Horse Pike in the area of Stagecoach Road. A pedestrian was allegedly crossing the street in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle. It is not known yet if the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was seriously injured in the accident. They were rushed to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision 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 known for being some of the most catastrophic and even deadly accidents on New Jersey roads. In 2021, statistics showed that approximately 207 pedestrians were killed in fatal New Jersey pedestrian accidents and many others were seriously injured. More people are choosing to walk to and from their destinations so that they can get their daily exercise, as well as reduce their time in vehicles. If you have sustained injuries at the hands of a motorist who was not watching out for your well-being, you may be feeling confused and alone. You may find that you have the right to bring a legal action against the driver involved in your pedestrian accident. At this time, it is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Drivers are expected to watch out for the roads around them at all times so that pedestrian accidents can be prevented. Still, these accidents continue to happen every year. Because of this, seeking the help of a Washington Township pedestrian accident attorney can be necessary. This is especially true if you have sustained serious injuries in your pedestrian accident, including some of the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
You should never have to worry about how you will move forward after a pedestrian accident. Having the help of a Washington Township personal injury lawyer on your side can help you through these complex times.
Washington Township Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here to help you after you have been injured in a pedestrian accident in New Jersey. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. We understand the struggles you may be facing as you attempt to get back on your feet after one of these accidents. If you have been hurt in a collision, we are here to assist you. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Washington Township at (215) 600-0681 for more information on how we can help you at this time.
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