Hackensack, NJ – Pedestrian Struck at Summit Ave & Thompson StNew Jersey Legal News
Hackensack, NJ (February 12, 2020) – Early Tuesday morning, a 28-year-old woman was hit at the corner of Summit Avenue and Thompson Street at around 7:00 a.m. Authorities arrived to render aid to those at the scene.
Initial reports revealed that she was hit by a 2019 Ford Mustang driven by a 64-year-old man. The injured pedestrian was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center. The driver was cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian.
No other details have been provided. Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
New Jersey Pedestrian Crashes
Pedestrians are vulnerable to suffering severe injuries each time they share the road with motor vehicles. It’s a sad reality that pedestrians often suffer most in these collisions. Reckless drivers often fail to notice pedestrians, causing severe accidents.
On average, a pedestrian is killed every 88 minutes in the United States. Sixteen percent of traffic fatalities in 2017 involved pedestrian accidents. In some cases, injured parties can recover lost compensation with the help of a New Jersey personal injury lawyer.
Seeking compensation for your injuries can be difficult on your own. Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC can help determine who is liable for your injuries. Contact our offices at (201) 997- 0030 to see what we can do for you.
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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.