Hamilton, NJ (March 8, 2022) – A woman was killed in a fatal 10-vehicle collision that took place at an intersection in Hamilton on Tuesday, March 8.
According to Hamilton Police, the accident happened around 1:50 p.m. at the intersection of Horizon Center Boulevard and US-130. Police confirmed that a 62-year-old man was traveling south when he went through a traffic light without stopping at the intersection. From there, his vehicle collided with nine other vehicles that were waiting at the intersection before it came to a stop.
Police confirmed that one of the vehicles that was struck in the collision was a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox. The driver of the vehicle was identified as a 76-year-old female from Columbus. She sustained serious injuries and was rushed to Capital Health Regional Hospital. She was tragically pronounced dead while there. Multiple other victims were injured, though their conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in southbound lanes until approximately 4:40 p.m. as police worked to clear the scene.
New Jersey State Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
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 are a leading cause of hospitalizations and fatalities throughout the state of New Jersey. Unfortunately, hundreds of lives are lost every year as a result of car accidents in the state. In just 2019, it was reported that a total of 524 people were killed in New Jersey car accidents. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. The heartache of a fatal accident can affect a family for years to come. Because of this, you should be prepared to seek legal help after a fatal collision.
It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one taken too soon in a car accident. If you have suffered from these losses, you should be prepared to speak with a Hamilton car accident lawyer who has handled these types of claims in the past. No amount of money can bring back a loved one and, in fact, money might be the last thing on your mind right now. However, it can help you get on your feet financially as you are grieving your losses. This is why you should speak with a knowledgeable Hamilton wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Hamilton Wrongful Death Attorneys
At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, we are here to help you and your family after you have lost a loved one in an accident. Our attorneys understand the heartache that you are going through after facing these losses. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the New Jersey legal system for the first time. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected at this time. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Hamilton at (215) 600-0681 to find out what options you have at this time.
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