Eatontown, NJ – Pedestrian Accident on US-35 Leads to FatalityNew Jersey Legal News
Eatontown, NJ (September 17, 2019) – On Saturday night around 7:45 p.m., police responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident on US-35 that took one individual’s life.
The pedestrian has since been identified as 70-year-old Thomas Gattis of Eatontown. He was struck by a southbound vehicle while he was walking along the US-35.
The driver stopped at the scene of the accident to call for emergency help. When police and paramedics arrived, the driver was cooperative. No charges have been filed.
The crash is still under investigation by police at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
In one recent year, approximately 500 pedestrians lost their lives in New Jersey at the hands of negligent motor vehicle drivers. In just a few seconds, a pedestrian accident can take place when a driver removes their attention from our roads. Pedestrians have no protection from harm and are most likely to sustain severe injuries or fatal results in an accident. This is why it is essential for a family to seek the help of a skilled wrongful death attorney if a loved one has been taken prematurely due to a reckless driver.
Our wrongful death attorneys at Brady, Brady & Reilly, LLC have committed themselves to help the families who have lost a loved one in a serious accident. We believe in helping you receive compensation for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, funeral costs, and more during this difficult time. If you lost a loved one in a fatal pedestrian accident, contact us for help you deserve at (201) 997-0030.
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