Cranford, NJ – Crossing Guard Injured in Pedestrian Accident at Walnut and BlakeNew Jersey Legal News
Cranford, NJ (May 23, 2019) – On Thursday morning, May 23rd, a school crossing guard was struck in a pedestrian accident at the intersection of Walnut and Blake Avenues.
The incident took place in front of the Walnut Avenue Elementary School and police confirmed that, at the time, the guard had been wearing a traffic vest and holding a paddle to tell drivers to stop.
An 86-year-old man from Union County struck her in the crosswalk. Police say that charges will likely be given.
The guard, whose name has not yet been released, was immediately transported to the hospital after being struck. As of this afternoon, she has been discharged and is recovering.
The investigation into the accident is currently ongoing.
Our sincerest thoughts and prayers are warmly extended to the pedestrian injured in this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
Every year, thousands of people will be injured in serious New Jersey pedestrian accidents, while hundreds will lose their lives. Being involved in one of these accidents can be a life-changing experience for a victim, as pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads and thus prone to more harm. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident that you believe took place at the hands of a negligent driver, you have rights to reimbursement for a wide variety of losses.
Our attorneys at Brady, Brady & Reilly understand just how overwhelming these accidents can be for those who suffer on physical, emotional, and financial levels. You might be concerned as the bills continue to pile up against you but you are faced with the reality that you will not be able to return to work anytime soon. Being injured in an accident can be life-changing, which is where we come in. Please contact us today for more information at (201) 997-0030.
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