Jersey City, NJ – Pedestrian Injured At NJ-440 & US-9New Jersey Legal News
Jersey City, NJ (January 17, 2020) – A 25-year-old woman is still hospitalized four days after a pedestrian accident in Jersey City, New Jersey. The crash happened on Thursday, January 8th, near the intersection of NJ-440 and US-9 (Communipaw Avenue). Authorities responded to the scene of the crash late that evening.
The injured victim was transported to Jersey City Medical center for treatment of serious injuries. The woman was hit by a Chevy Spark that was traveling through the intersection. No citations were given to the driver following the crash.
Local officials are conducting an investigation into the crash. More updates will be provided as the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
New Jersey Pedestrian Crashes
While most kinds of deadly crashes have been on the decline, pedestrian fatalities have been rising. The streets of New Jersey can be dangerous for a pedestrian. With so many drivers out and about, there’s always the chance that one will fail to notice a pedestrian and cause a serious crash.
Pedestrian collisions in New Jersey have reached a 20 year high. An estimated 141 pedestrians are killed each year across the state. In some cases, injured parties are eligible to recover lost compensation with the help of a New Jersey pedestrian injury lawyer.
You shouldn’t leave your compensation to chance. The legal team at Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC is here to help you every step of the way. Give us a call 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.