Jersey City, NJ (September 3, 2023) – One person was killed, and two were injured in an auto accident on Route 139 in Jersey City.
A sergeant from the police department who wasn’t on duty came across the accident on Saturday night. Three people within the wreckage were rescued and sent to Jersey City Medical Center, though officers added that a fatality has also been confirmed.
There is currently no information on the conditions of the other two wounded victims. Due to the accident, the covered roadway’s westbound lanes were blocked for the duration of the early morning commute.
The accident is being looked into by the Somerset County Accident Response Team (CART), and no further details were released.
Our deepest condolences are extended to the loved ones of the deceased victim. Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their families in hopes of their full recovery.
Multi-Vehicle Accidents in New Jersey
Every day, people in the Garden State are injured or killed in traffic accidents involving cars, trucks, motorbikes, and buses. Despite efforts by the government, manufacturers, and traffic experts to encourage safe driving, thousands of people are sadly killed or injured every year in these situations.
When all factors are considered, New Jersey is responsible for more than 5% of the more than 32,000 annual fatal traffic accidents in the United States. In a single recent year, nearly 276,000 auto accidents were recorded by New Jersey transportation authorities, resulting in over 60,000 injuries.
Despite improvements in vehicle and roadway safety, the number of traffic accidents continues to rise, presenting a concern to all motorists.
If you suffer injury due to an accident, you may be eligible for compensation under the law. As soon as possible, you should get in touch with a lawyer who has experience with cases like yours. It’s best to get legal representation and help as soon as possible so that your team has time to collect evidence, organize the facts of your case, and construct a solid claim on your behalf.
Your attorney will also deal with any other parties, such as your own or the other driver’s insurance company, on your behalf. Even if you weren’t at fault, an attorney may negotiate with the other parties involved and even call your insurance company to determine coverage and your fair reimbursement.
If you or a loved one has been wounded in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you should contact a personal injury attorney in Jersey City immediately. Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys is prepared to protect your rights and facilitate a speedy recovery in the event of any kind of accident. You may be feeling lost, upset, and furious after an accident that wasn’t your fault, but know that you have our unwavering support.
Please contact us at (215) 600-0681 to learn more about how our New Jersey accident lawyers may assist you and your loved ones.
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