Lakewood, NJ (February 16, 2022) – A pedestrian sustained injuries in a crash that took place at an intersection in Lakewood on Tuesday evening, February 15.
According to local officials, the accident happened around 7:45 p.m. at the intersection of Princeton Avenue and East Kennedy Boulevard. A pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was walking in the area when they started to cross the street at the intersection. This is when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle that was traveling through the area. The driver of the vehicle allegedly remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian sustained injuries as a result of the accident. They were taken to Jersey Shore University Hospital for treatment.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police 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.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads in the entire state of New Jersey. In total, approximately 207 pedestrians were killed and many others were injured in the state of New Jersey in just 2021 alone. Yes, it is true that pedestrians must always follow certain legal rules when it comes to the road. However, drivers are supposed to watch out for the safety of pedestrians at all times so that they are kept safe from harm. Far too many drivers fail to do this every year, which leads to serious pedestrian accidents in the blink of an eye. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident caused by another party, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Being injured in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may wonder where you can turn during these difficult times, which is why you should have the help of a skilled Lakewood pedestrian accident attorney. They can help you determine if a driver is at fault for your accident due to any of the following reasons, and more:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Fatigued driving
If you have sustained injuries in a pedestrian accident, you should be prepared to speak with a skilled Lakewood personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Lakewood Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, our attorneys are here for you after you have been hurt in a New Jersey pedestrian accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. There is a statute of limitations on cases, which means that you only have a short period of time to bring a claim before you are unable to. It is important that you act quickly and speak with an attorney immediately. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Lakewood at (215) 600-0681 for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need.
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