Atlantic Highlands, NJ (April 26, 2022) – One person was seriously injured in a rollover crash that took place at an intersection in Atlantic Highlands on Tuesday morning, April 26.
According to New Jersey State Police, the accident happened around 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of Bowne Road and Whipporwill Valley Road. A driver was traveling in the area when they suddenly lost control of their vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicle rolled over on the side of the road.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. A 16-year-old female passenger was ejected as the vehicle was rolling. She became trapped underneath the vehicle. The victim sustained serious fractures and was flown to Jersey Shore University Medical Center for treatment. The 18-year-old driver of the vehicle was not hurt.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
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.
Car Accidents in New Jersey
Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of New Jersey. Tens of thousands of people sustain injuries in these accidents every year. In just 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 42,791 people were injured in New Jersey car accidents. These accidents take on many forms but rollovers are known for being some of the most severe accidents. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 2% of car accidents were deemed rollovers. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a serious car accident on their own. However, this is the reality that many victims face each year. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with an Atlantic Highlands car accident lawyer that you can trust. An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to many aspects of your claim. They can help you when it comes to proving that many factors were evident in your case, including the following:
- A driver owed a duty of care
- A driver breached the duty of care
- The breach in duty led to the accident
- The accident led to injuries and other damages
If you have sustained injuries as a result of a car accident, you should speak with an Atlantic Highlands personal injury lawyer that you can rely on.
Atlantic Highlands Car Accident Attorneys
At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, our attorneys are here for you after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys are well-versed in New Jersey accident laws and will provide you with the resources you need during these difficult times. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Atlantic Highlands at (215) 600-0681 for more information on how we can assist you.
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