Bridgeton, NJ – Boy Hit by Pickup Truck at McCormick Pl & Laurel StNew Jersey Legal News
Bridgeton, NJ (March 24, 2020) – A 3-year-old boy was seriously injured after being struck by a pickup truck in Bridgeton on Sunday, March 22nd. The accident took place at the intersection of McCormick Place and Laurel Street. Emergency units were dispatched to the scene at 2:25 p.m.
Local authorities reported that the victim was transported by medical helicopter to Cooper Trauma Center in Camden, New Jersey. An initial investigation revealed that a 2020 Sierra pickup truck being driven by a 42-year-old man hit the boy as he was traveling north on Laurel Street. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
Pedestrians make up a larger percentage of traffic fatalities each year. In 2016, pedestrian fatalities in New Jersey increased by nearly 11 percent from 2015. When a pedestrian is involved in a crash with a motor vehicle, the pedestrian always suffers most.
Pedestrians have little to nothing protecting them from the full impact of a crash. That means they often suffer from severe or life-threatening injuries. In some cases, injured parties can recover lost compensation by contacting a New Jersey pedestrian injury attorney.
You need a lawyer that understands how to handle a personal injury claim. At Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC, we can help you and your family recover after a serious crash. Give us a call at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.