Fair Lawn, NJ – Woman Struck at Plaza Rd & Morlot AveNew Jersey Legal News
Fair Lawn, NJ (February 15, 2020) – A 48-year-old woman was injured after being struck by a motor vehicle in Fair Lawn. The accident took place at the corner of Plaza Road and Morlot Avenue at around 2 p.m. Authorities arrived at the scene to find a woman lying in the road.
The victim was reportedly crossing Plaza Road when she was struck by a 2010 GMC van driven by a 57-year-old Hackettstown man. The man was reportedly making a left turn onto Plaza Road from Morlot Avenue. The injured pedestrian was taken to St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey.
The driver remained at the scene of the accident. An investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
New Jersey Pedestrian Accident
Roadways can be dangerous places for pedestrians. Drivers often fail to notice pedestrians as they cross the road, even when using a designated crosswalk. The injuries resulting from a pedestrian crash are known to be extremely severe.
Pedestrian deaths are on the rise in New Jersey. Since 2008, pedestrian fatalities have increased by 35 percent in the state. In some cases, injured victims may be eligible to recover lost compensation for their injuries.
A skilled New Jersey pedestrian injury lawyer can increase your chances of a successful claim. Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC has helped countless victims recover after being injured in a crash. Give us a call at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case today.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.