Hackensack, NJ – Man Arrested in Fatal Crash at Sutton Ave & Polifly Rd
Hackensack, NJ (July 12, 2020) – A 27-year-old Hackensack man was killed after being involved in a hit-and-run collision on Saturday, July 11. The accident occurred near the intersection of Sutton and Polifly Road at around 12:39 a.m. that morning. The victim was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.
Authorities later arrested Gonzalez Ramirez, 36, in connection with the deadly accident. Ramirez was charged with fleeing the scene of a crash involving bodily injury, endangering an injured victim, and hindering his arrest. He is currently being held in the Bergen County Jail.
The identity of the deceased victim has not yet been released. Local authorities are currently investigating the accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Hit-&-Run Accidents in New Jersey
Statistics show that hit-and-runs and associated fatalities are on the rise across the country. In 2015, an estimated 737,100 hit-and-run collisions were reported, and the following year marked an all-time high in fatal hit-and-run crashes, with a reported 2,049 hit-and-run fatalities nationwide. Around 65% of people killed in hit-and-runs are cyclists or pedestrians, who are much more vulnerable to suffering serious injuries in the event of a crash.
When the death of a loved one is the result of another person’s negligence or carelessness, it can be truly devastating. When a loved one is killed in a sudden accident, surviving family members are often forced to deal with feelings of frustration and helplessness, in addition to their profound sense of loss. It is only natural that surviving family members would want to bring those responsible for your loved one’s death to justice by pursuing a wrongful death claim with the help of a personal injury attorney.
At Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC, our primary focus is on helping families recover maximum compensation for their losses associated with a fatal New Jersey car accident. Even in the most complex cases, our knowledge of the law and our tenacity have provided our clients with favorable outcomes in the event of a deadly car accident in New Jersey, and we have successfully helped thousands of clients obtain compensation after the loss of a loved one. If you have lost a loved one in a sudden crash, contact our offices at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case with a New Jersey wrongful death attorney.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts is 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.