Elizabeth, NJ – Intentional Pedestrian Accident Leaves One with Leg InjuriesNew Jersey Legal News
Elizabeth, NJ (March 13, 2019) – Police say that 32-year-old Robenson Louis jumped a curb with his SUV after an argument and left a woman with severe leg injuries when he rammed the vehicle into her.
Police responded to the 911 call around 3:40 a.m. on Saturday to find that the woman had severe leg injuries in the area of 7th and Franklin Streets. Louis had been involved in an argument with a boyfriend of the woman’s relative before the incident. When they were finished arguing, he drove onto the sidewalk and struck the woman with his SUV several times before he drove off.
Police were able to catch up to Louis in the area of Elizabeth Avenue after police located the woman with leg injuries.
Louis has since been charged with aggravated assault, assault by auto, leaving the scene of an accident, and more. Police confirmed with witnesses that he was attempting to mow down people to flee the scene.
The condition of the woman has not yet been confirmed, but the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to take this time to extend our sincere sympathies to those involved in this accident. We hope all parties will recover from their injuries.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
Every year, the number of pedestrian accidents we experience in New Jersey increases, with many lives being risked as individuals experience serious injuries and fatalities. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roadways and lawmakers have passed many bills to protect them from harm. Being involved in a pedestrian accident in New Jersey can be a life-changing experience but you don’t have to suffer alone.
Our accident attorneys at Brady, Brady, & Reilly understand that it can be both challenging and overwhelming to experience a pedestrian accident and the impact it can have on your life can certainly be lasting. Not only can these accidents have physical repercussions, but they can also leave you with a wide variety of emotions and financial turmoil. We would like to speak with you as soon as possible, so please contact us for more information at (201) 997-0030.