Hackensack, NJ – Red-Light Collision at Summit & Central Ave
Hackensack, NJ (May 8, 2020) – On Tuesday morning, May 5th, in Hackensack a driver ran a red light and caused a crash. The accident occurred at the intersection of Summit Avenue and Central Avenue. Initial reports revealed that the 50-year-old driver of a 2007 Nissan Pathfinder had a red light but continued through the intersection.
The Nissan collided with a 2020 Hyundai Sonata and overturned, knocking down a utility pole. All occupants of both vehicles were able to escape their respective vehicles. At this time, the severity of the resulting injuries hasn’t been disclosed.
Local officials are currently conducting an ongoing investigation into the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Red-Light Crashes in New Jersey
Intersections can be particularly dangerous and are the location of nearly 2.5 million accidents each year. Around 139,000 people were injured by red-light runners in 2018.
After an accident, pursuing a personal injury claim can leave victims seriously confused and frustrated. You need a firm understanding of the law to make sure that your legal rights are protected. Instead of trying to figure it out on your own, you should contact a New Jersey car crash attorney.
Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC has over 50 years helping the residents of New Jersey by providing aggressive legal representation after being injured in an auto accident. We are known for our attention to detail and the ability to bring your case to a successful resolution. Give us a call today at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case.
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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.