Galloway, NJ – 1 Killed, 3 Injured in Head-On Crash on US-9

Galloway, NJ – 1 Killed, 3 Injured in Head-On Crash on US-9

Galloway, NJ (February 23, 2020) – A head-on collision in Galloway left one person dead and three others injured on Thursday, February 20th. The crash occurred near the intersection of US-9 and Leeds Point Road as a driver was attempting to make a left turn into Leeds Point Shoppes. The turning vehicle was struck by a Ford Expedition, injuring  56-year-old Laila Marak. 

Marak was transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Division for treatment of serious injuries where she was later pronounced dead. The driver of the Ford and his two passengers, including a 2-year-old, were all transported to ARMC Mainland Division for treatment. Their injuries were reportedly non-life-threatening.

An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Laila Marak at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Head-On Crashes in New Jersey

Galloway, NJ - 1 Killed, 3 Injured in Head-On Crash on US-9Few kinds of crashes cause as much devastation as a head-on collision. While not the most common type of traffic accident, they are known to cause severe injuries. Head-on crashes often leave victims with catastrophic injuries that may stay with them for the rest of their lives. 

Head-on crashes have a 58 percent fatality rate, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Each year, 10 percent of car crashes involve head-on style impacts. An accomplished New Jersey car crash attorney can potentially help injured victims seek lost compensation.

Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC has the resources to ensure your legal rights are secured. Our team of attorneys will work diligently to provide you with the compensation you deserve. Contact our offices at (201) 997- 0030 to see how we can help. 

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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.