Egg Harbor City, NJ – 7-Year-Old Killed in Fatal Pedestrian AccidentNew Jersey Legal News
Egg Harbor City, NJ (July 11, 2019) – On Wednesday night, July 10th, a 7-year-old boy was killed and a woman was seriously injured in a fatal pedestrian accident in Egg Harbor City.
The accident took place when police say that they were struck by an unlicensed pickup truck driver.
At the time, police confirmed that both were crossing White Horse Pike around 8:40 p.m. when a westbound vehicle struck them. The woman was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and the boy was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. There was a second child walking with them who was not hurt.
The 30-year-old driver, who has since been identified as Jorge Rodriguez, was charged with driving without a license in a fatal accident. At this time, police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident.
Our sincere condolences are warmly extended to the family and friends whose child has passed away prematurely after this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
The loss of a child is an immeasurable reality to face but one that many families face every single year for many reasons. Pedestrian accidents are typically extremely preventable and tend to happen due to negligent reasons. Losing a loved one is not easy to face, which is why you might be thrust into a difficult position as you attempt to move forward after your losses. Our wrongful death attorneys are here to offer their support to you at this time.
At Brady, Brady & Reilly, our accident attorneys understand how overwhelming it can be to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident on both emotional and financial levels. If you believe that another party is liable for the loss of your loved one, you have many rights under the law. Please contact us for the help you deserve at (201) 997-0030.
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