Pennsauken, NJ (January 16, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal pedestrian crash that took place at an intersection in Pennsauken on Saturday, January 15.
According to Pennsauken Police, the accident happened at the intersection of Haddonfield Road and Marion Avenue. The accident took place around 1 a.m. when the pedestrian was crossing the street and was struck by a passenger vehicle driving in the area. The driver fled the scene without stopping to check on the pedestrian.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash due to traumatic injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time.
Police continue to search for the driver who fled the scene. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
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 happen more commonly in New Jersey than in many other states in the U.S. Hundreds of people are killed in these horrific accidents within the state every year. In one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 141 pedestrians were killed in New Jersey accidents and another 270 sustained severe and life-altering injuries. While walking is one of the most common modes of transportation in our cities and beyond, pedestrian accidents continue to happen every year. Drivers are supposed to pay close attention to our roads so that pedestrian accidents can be prevented. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident. If you have sustained these immense losses, you should have the help of an attorney on your side moving forward.
Many individuals who sustain immense harm in a pedestrian accident will be left with lifelong consequences. This is especially true if you and your family have lost somebody you love in a pedestrian accident. These losses can affect your life in a variety of ways that you may not be prepared to face on your own. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own on top of this. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, you should speak with a skilled and experienced Pennsauken wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Pennsauken Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents over the years. It is not always easy to prove that another party is to blame for your pedestrian accident. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects, including some of the following:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
If you have suffered the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident, you may wonder where you can turn. We are here for you in your dire time of need. Please contact an accident attorney in Pennsauken at (215) 600-0681 for more information on what options are available for you.
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