Jersey City, NJ – Hit-And-Run At Christopher Columbus Dr & Grove StNew Jersey Legal News
Jersey City, NJ (November 5, 2019) – Local authorities are looking for the driver involved in a serious hit-and-run that critically injured a pedestrian in Jersey City, New Jersey. The accident happened at around 11 p.m. on Thursday, October 31st. The site of the crash was located near the intersection of Christopher Columbus Drive and Grove Street.
The injured victim was a 36-year-old man from Jersey City. Local authorities reported that he was struck by a 2008-2010 Chrysler Town and Country minivan. The man was transported to Jersey City Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.
It is believed that the vehicle involved would have damage to its front bumper. Local authorities are currently investigating the accident at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Collisions in New Jersey
Reports from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association claim that pedestrian deaths have increased by nearly 27 percent. Pedestrians are much more likely to be involved in fatal accidents compared to other types of travelers. Many experts believe that distracted driving is a contributor to these deadly accidents.
180 pedestrians were killed in New Jersey due to motor vehicle accidents in 2017. This is an increase from the previous year, where only 160 people were killed. Victims of these accidents may be eligible to recover lost compensation with the help of an experienced New Jersey pedestrian injury lawyer.
Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC has been helping injured victims in New Jersey since 1965. During this time, we have established a proven track record recovering satisfactory settlements for our clients. Give us a call at (201) 997-0030 if you have been unfairly injured in a pedestrian accident.
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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.