Eastampton, NJ (April 8, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal head-on collision that took place on a major roadway in Eastampton on Thursday, April 7.
According to Eastampton Police, the accident happened around 6 p.m. on Route 537. A 52-year-old woman was driving a 1977 Corvette in the area when her vehicle went over the center line and struck an SUV head-on. The vehicles involved in the accident sustained severe damages as a result of the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The 76-year-old male driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital with traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead while there. His 82-year-old female passenger was hospitalized with serious injuries, as well as the driver of the Corvette.
The roadway was blocked in the area of Monmouth Road 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 is available.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families 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 severe in nature. On top of serious injuries resulting from car accidents, others lead to fatal results. In just one recent year, over 671 fatal car accidents took place in New Jersey, with approximately 741 people losing their lives in these accidents. It is never easy to come to terms with the sudden loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a fatal car accident. If you have sustained these losses, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in a variety of ways that you are not prepared to face. You may have questions that you can only answer with the help of an Eastampton car accident lawyer on your side. An attorney will help you every step of the way when it comes to moving forward after a fatal collision. As you are grieving the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should speak with an Eastampton wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after an accident.
Eastampton Wrongful Death Attorneys
At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, we have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in fatal New Jersey car accidents over the years. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these claims and will stand by your side every step of the way. We will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of financial damages, including the following:
- Medical bills
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
Wrongful death claims can be complex in nature, which is why you should have a dedicated attorney on your side. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Eastampton at (215) 600-0681 for more information on how we can assist you.
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