Fort Lee, NJ – Young Child Injured At Gerome Ave & Main StNew Jersey Legal News
Fort Lee, NJ (November 6, 2019) – A 1-year-old girl was injured by falling out of her stroller after being hit by an oncoming vehicle in the early morning hours of Wednesday, November 6th, at around 7:37 a.m. The accident happened in Fort Lee, New Jersey at the corner of Gerome Avenue and Main Street.
The child’s mother was pushing the stroller along Main Street when a black Honda Civic struck the stroller. This resulted in the girl being knocked from the stroller. She reportedly sustained head injuries and was hospitalized for treatment.
No other information is available at this time. Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
New Jersey Pedestrian Crashes
Everyone deserves to feel safe when traveling on the roadways of New Jersey. Sadly, many pedestrians are seriously injured when they are struck by motor vehicles. These crashes often result in fatal injuries.
In 2017, 180 New Jersey pedestrians were killed. New Jersey is a no-fault state, meaning all motorists are required to carry personal insurance protection. Injured victims may be able to seek lost compensation from the insurance provider of the at-fault driver.
Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC is here to fight for your legal rights after a crash. Our team of New Jersey pedestrian injury lawyers can help you bring an at-fault driver to justice. Contact our law offices at (201) 997-0030 if you or a loved one has been unfairly injured in an auto-pedestrian crash.
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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.