Cranbury, NJ – Kazara Leacock Injured in Fatal Crash on NJ Tpke
Cranbury, NJ (June 29, 2020) – A family from Maryland was involved in a crash with an Amazon truck in Cranbury on Friday, June 26. A one-year-old boy was killed in the crash and a three-year-old boy sustained severe injuries. The crash occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike (I-95) near mile marker 69 at around 11 p.m.
The family was traveling in a Toyota Camry driven by Kazara P. Leacock, 24, who was also injured in the crash, along with passenger Cheryl Leacock, 64. Initial sources revealed that Leacock swerved in order to avoid a mattress on the roadway before striking the truck.
The driver of the truck, Euclides R. Santos, 56, of New York City, was also injured. An ongoing investigation into the accident is in progress.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
New Jersey Dearly Trucking Accidents
A report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that passenger-vehicle occupants are four times more likely to be killed in a crash than the truck-driver. The massive transportation industry in the United States forces thousands of big rigs to be on the roadways each day. In 2012, more than 1.7 million truck-drivers were employed across the nation.
When the death of a loved one is the result of another person’s negligence or carelessness, it can be truly devastating. Surviving family members are likely to deal with feelings of frustration and helplessness, in addition to their profound sense of loss. It’s only natural that they’d want to bring those responsible for your loved one’s death to justice.
At Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC, our primary focus is on helping families recover maximum compensation for their losses associated with a fatal car crash. Even in the most complex cases, our knowledge of the law and our tenacity have provided our clients with favorable outcomes. If you recently lost a loved one in a car accident, contact our offices 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 is 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.