Jersey City, NJ – Woman Killed In Cycling Accident On Palisade AveNew Jersey Legal News
Jersey City, NJ (November 30, 2019) – A Hoboken woman was killed in a fatal bicycle collision in Jersey City on Monday, November 25th. The collision took place near the intersection of Paterson Plank Road and Palisade Avenue at around 10:17 a.m. The victim was hit by a truck turning right Paterson Plank Road.
The deceased victim has been identified as Margaret McGeary, 79, of Hoboken, New Jersey. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with responding law enforcement. The identity of the driver has not yet been released.
No further details are available at this time. Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
We would like to extend our condolences to the family of Margaret McGeary at this time.
New Jersey Bicycle Accidents
Cycling is a great way to get around, all while reducing your carbon footprint. However, cyclists are at risk of serious injury when they are struck by a motor vehicle. Sadly, many drivers fail to share the roads with cyclists.
There were 45,000 reported bicycle collisions in 2015. Cyclist fatalities have increased by more than 12 percent across the country. If you are injured in a cycling crash, you should contact a qualified New Jersey bicycle injury lawyer.
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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.