Manalapan, NJ – Deadly Pedestrian Crash on NJ-33New Jersey Legal News
Manalapan, NJ (February 14, 2020) – A man was killed in Manalapan after being struck by two vehicles on Wednesday, February 12th. The accident occurred on NJ-33 at the intersection of Woodward Road. The 38-year-old man was crossing the two-lane roadway when he was struck at around 7:20 p.m.
The man was first hit by a 2017 Toyota RAV 4 driven by a 32-year-old female from Neptune, New Jersey. Another vehicle traveling close behind, a 2017 Lexus RX, driven by a 54-year-old female from East Windsor, New Jersey also struck the deceased party. Both drivers remained at the scene and were uninjured.
The man suffered fatal injuries. An ongoing investigation into the crash is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
The injuries resulting from a pedestrian crash can be incredibly severe. It’s crucial that injured parties recover financial compensation to pay for their medical costs to avoid time missed from work and lost income. Statistics show that pedestrian fatalities are on the rise in New Jersey.
Pedestrian deaths have increased by 35 percent in the state in recent years. In 2017, there were 5,977 reported pedestrian fatalities reported in the state. In some cases, surviving family members can pursue a wrongful death claim to recover.
A skilled New Jersey wrongful death attorney can help you through a difficult time. Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC understand that losing a loved one is never easy. Give us a call at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case today.
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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.