Morris Plains, NJ (February 8, 2024) – An investigation into a vehicle collision that claimed a man’s life in Morris Plains on Tuesday morning is still ongoing, per local authorities.
Around 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, officials say that a driver heading south on Littleton Road collided with another sedan close to Totten Way, per the Morris Plains Police Department. One of the victims, a man in his 60s, was transferred to Morristown Medical Center and later declared deceased, while a handful of others were assessed by EMTs at the site.
Following the collision, Littleton Road was blocked between Tabor Road and Malapardis Road; it reopened just before noon on Tuesday. The Morris Plains Fire Department, the county and borough public works departments, and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office were among the agencies that assisted at the site. The investigation is still ongoing, however, and no further details were released.
We offer our sincere condolences to the deceased man’s family. Our thoughts are extended to the injured victims and their families in hopes of their full recovery.
Fatal Vehicle Wrecks in New Jersey
Serious and even fatal accidents involving automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, and buses happen daily in the Garden State. Thousands of individuals are tragically killed or wounded every year in these incidents, despite efforts by the government, automakers, and traffic experts to promote safe driving.
In fact, New Jersey accounts for over 5% of the over 32,000 fatal traffic accidents in the United States yearly. More than 276,000 car accidents were reported to transportation officials in New Jersey in a single recent year, resulting in over 60,000 injuries. Increases in traffic accidents occur despite better car and road safety, posing a threat to all drivers.
Fortunately, the law may provide some remedies if an accident leaves you with injuries. Contact an attorney who has handled situations similar to yours as soon as possible. If you want your legal team to have enough time to gather evidence, arrange the facts of your case, and build a sound claim on your behalf, it’s ideal to obtain legal counsel and skilled assistance as soon as possible.
And if there are any other parties involved, like your insurance company or the other driver’s insurance company, your lawyer will handle all of it for you. An experienced attorney can negotiate with these parties and will even contact your insurance company to inquire about coverage and your rightful compensation, even if you were not at fault.
Talk to a personal injury attorney in New Jersey immediately if you or a loved one has been hurt in an accident that wasn’t your fault. Regardless of the specifics of your accident, our lawyers at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are ready to defend your rights and ensure a smooth recovery. After an accident that wasn’t your fault, it’s normal to feel confused, frustrated, and angry; nevertheless, you can rest assured that we will be there for you every step.
For more information on how our Morris Plains car accident lawyers may help you and your loved ones, please call (215) 600-0681.
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 media 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.
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