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Lakewood, NJ – Oliver Vasquez Killed in Fatal Car Crash on Madison Ave

4/4 Lakewood, NJ – Oliver Vasquez Killed in Fatal Car Crash on Madison Ave
April 4, 2022

Lakewood, NJ (April 4, 2022) – Around 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, a man was killed in a fatal car crash that took place in Lakewood.

According to Lakewood Police, the accident happened on Madison Avenue around the area of 9th Street. Police confirmed that a 34-year-old man was traveling north in a Honda Accord and attempted to make a left turn at the intersection. This is when a Ford F-150, driven by a 38-year-old man, crossed into the other lane of traffic and side-swiped the Honda and then a Ford Explorer. The driver of the Explorer fled the scene before police arrived.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Several people were involved in the accident including a 29-year-old man, a 54-year-old man, a 33-year-old man, and a 36-year-old man. The 36-year-old man was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to severe injuries. Several parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of unknown injuries.

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing.

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 throughout the state of New Jersey. Though many of these accidents are minor fender-benders that lead to injuries, others take the lives of those involved. Hundreds of lives are lost in fatal car accidents every year in New Jersey. In just one recent year, it was reported that approximately 671 fatal car accidents took place with approximately 741 people losing their lives. Families often wonder where they can turn after they have sustained the loss of a loved one in an accident. If you have lost someone close to you in a collision, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to find out that their loved one has been taken from them prematurely in a car accident. Having the assistance of a Lakewood car accident attorney on your side can be incredibly beneficial during these challenging and complex times. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that continue piling up. Speaking with a Lakewood wrongful death attorney can put you on the right path as you move forward.

Lakewood Wrongful Death Attorneys 

At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, our attorneys are here to assist you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal car accident. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected during one of the most difficult moments in your life. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects, including some of the following:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

If you have lost someone closest to you, we will stand by your side. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Lakewood at (215) 600-0681 for the help you deserve.

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.