Edison, NJ – New Jersey Police Officer Struck Outside High SchoolNew Jersey Legal News
Edison, NJ (May 30, 2019) – On Thursday morning, a New Jersey Police Officer was struck by a car in a hit-and-run accident in front of the JP Stevens High School.
The officer was identified as 42-year-old Andrew Roy, who was struck by an 18-year-old student while he was standing outside of his vehicle in front of the school. The driver fled the scene in a gray Volvo.
Police caught up to the student and took her into custody along Inman Avenue, which is about a mile away from the school. Police say that she now faces charges of aggravated assault, obstruction, and alluding arrest.
Officer Roy was transported to the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital for treatment. He was identified as a 16-year veteran of the police department.
The investigation is ongoing at this time.
We would like to offer our warmest thoughts to the officer injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
Thousands of pedestrian accidents take place on New Jersey roads each year, some of which happen due to the negligence of others. Especially in cases involving hit-and-runs and other illegal acts, it is imperative to remember that you have many rights to compensation under the law. We understand how tremendously difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident and want you to know how essential it is to have an experienced personal injury lawyer on your side through it all.
Our attorneys at Brady, Brady & Reilly will stand by your side at this time and help you along this commonly problematic path toward obtaining reimbursement for a wide variety of losses. We hold a proud passion for holding responsible parties liable for their negligent actions and want to speak with you as well as answer any questions about your case. Please reach out to us at (201) 997-0030 to find out how we can help you.
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