Hackensack, NJ – Pedestrian Struck by Train on Passaic StNew Jersey Legal News
Hackensack, NJ (April 5, 2020) – A female pedestrian was injured after being hit by a train in Hackensack on Saturday, April 4th. The accident took place on the Pascack Valley line near Passaic Street at around 12:45 p.m. The woman was hospitalized for sustained injuries following the accident.
There were only four passengers on board the train at the time of the accident. The train was reportedly in transit from Hoboken, New Jersey to Spring Valley, New York. The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
An investigation into the crash is currently being managed by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Train Accidents in New Jersey
Pedestrian train accidents are the leading contributor to deadly railroad crashes each year. Since 1997, more than 7,200 pedestrians have been killed in train collisions in the United States. On average, 500 pedestrians are killed by trains annually.
Even in regular crashes, pedestrians risk being seriously injured. When they are struck by a vehicle as large as a train, the injuries can be life-changing. Injured parties may be able to recover lost compensation with the help of a qualified New Jersey train injury lawyer.
You need an experienced personal injury firm handling your case. Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC is here to help you pursue the full value of your compensation. Contact our offices today at (201) 997- 0030 to see how we can help.
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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.