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Edison, NJ – One Injured in Car Carrier Truck Accident on Rte 440

5/5 Edison, NJ – One Injured in Car Carrier Truck Accident on Rte 440
May 5, 2022

Edison, NJ (May 5, 2022) – One person sustained injuries in a car carrier truck accident that happened on a major roadway in Edison on Wednesday afternoon, May 4.

According to local officials, the accident happened around 2:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Route 440. A car carrier truck was traveling in the area when it suddenly dropped one of its vehicles onto a pickup truck that was traveling close by on the highway. The vehicle fell into the back of the pickup truck, setting off a chain-reaction collision. Several vehicles slammed into the car carrier after they lost control, which led to extensive damages.

Several local responders, including medics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene. One person, who has not yet been identified, was injured in the collision. The unidentified victim was transported away from the scene by ambulance. Their condition is not yet known.

Several northbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for a period of time.

No further details have been released at this time. Edison Police continue their investigation into the accident.

Our thoughts go out to the injured victim at this time, in hopes of their full recovery.

Truck Accidents in New Jersey 

Truck accidents are on the rise throughout New Jersey, some of which lead to serious injuries and others that lead to fatal results. In the past decade, truck accidents have nearly doubled within the state. In 2019, approximately 80 people were killed in New Jersey truck accidents and many others sustained serious injuries. A truck accident can mean a variety of grim consequences that you are not prepared for. The injuries that stem from a truck accident can be long-lasting and even permanent, turning your life upside-down. This is why you should never move forward without the help of an attorney.

The victim of a truck accident can face a variety of difficulties, some of which are physical and others that are financial in nature. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, one of your first steps should be to speak with an Edison truck accident lawyer. A truck accident can be incredibly frustrating, as you could find that the insurance company involved in your claim could work against you and try to lessen the amount of compensation you receive. This can be hard to face on your own, which is why you should speak with an Edison personal injury attorney immediately.

Our skilled and experienced attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here to help you move forward after a serious truck accident. Our knowledgeable team will get started on your claim right off the bat after we start speaking. We will assist you as you build your case and secure the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Some of the following are the types of compensation you can receive:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages due to missed time at work
  • Pain and suffering
  • Rehabilitation and therapy costs

Our attorneys will stand by your side every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Edison at (215) 600-0681 for more information.

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. 

Disclaimer: The photos used in this post were not taken at this accident scene. All information contained in this post is informational and not intended to be considered legal or medical advice. This post is not a solicitation for business.