Jackson Township, NJ (March 1, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Jackson Township on Sunday night, February 27.
Jackson Township Police confirmed that the accident happened at 9 p.m. on Whitesville Road. An adult female was walking in the area when she suddenly started to cross the roadway. She was struck by a Dodge Durango that was traveling in the area. The driver of the vehicle allegedly remained at the scene of the crash.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian was seriously injured as a result of the collision. She was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
Pedestrian accidents have tragically been on the rise over recent years in the state of New Jersey. In 2021, it was reported that a total of 207 people were killed in New Jersey pedestrian accidents and many others were seriously injured. Pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident, which is why they are likely to become seriously injured or even killed in an accident. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident is never easy. If you and your family have sustained these enormous losses, you may wonder where you can turn. It is crucial that you have the assistance of an attorney in your time of need.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to say goodbye to a loved one whose life has been lost in a New Jersey pedestrian crash. If you have lost someone you love in one of these accidents, you should have the help of a Jackson Township pedestrian accident lawyer on your side. An attorney will be able to help you show that many factors were present in your claim, including the following:
- The driver who caused the loss of your loved one owed them a duty of care
- The driver breached the duty of care
- The breach in duty of care led to the accident
- The accident caused the death of your loved one, as well as other damages
If you have lost somebody close to you in a crash, you should speak with an experienced Jackson Township wrongful death lawyer that you can trust.
Jackson Township Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Because it can be difficult to face a pedestrian accident claim, our attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here to assist you. We understand how overwhelming one of these accidents can be on both financial and emotional levels. Our attorneys are well-versed in New Jersey accident laws and will help you move forward in your time of need. Please contact a Jackson Township pedestrian accident attorney at (215) 600-0681 for more information on how we can help you.
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