Bridgewater, NJ – Fatal Pedestrian Collision at Finderne & Union AveNew Jersey Legal News
Bridgewater, NJ (March 24, 2020) – On Tuesday afternoon, March 24th, local authorities reported a deadly car accident in Bridgewater Township. The site of the accident was located at the intersection of Finderne and Union Avenues. The incident was reported at around 1:21 p.m.
Initial reports indicated that the accident involved a pedestrian. Officials with the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office are currently investigating the accident. No further updates have been provided at this time.
Local officials are currently conducting an investigation into the crash.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
New Jersey Deadly Pedestrian Accidents
Out of the entire country, New Jersey has the highest pedestrian fatality rate. Pedestrian deaths in the state increased by 35 percent from 2008 to 2017. 5,977 reported pedestrian fatalities were reported in 2017 alone.
Pedestrians suffer most when involved in a crash with another vehicle. Drivers have an obligation to yield the right of way to pedestrians and avoid causing serious accidents. Surviving family members are usually left to take on the resulting damages.
Dealing with the loss of a loved one is never easy. Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC is here to help you obtain the compensation you deserve. Give us a call at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case with a New Jersey wrongful death attorney.
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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.