Manchester, NJ – Fatal Collision At NJ-70 & Green Acres RdNew Jersey Legal News
Manchester, NJ (December 2, 2019) – A man from Manchester Township, New Jersey was killed in a head-on collision on Monday, December 2nd. The incident took place near the intersection of NJ-70 and Green Acres Road at around 6 p.m. The deceased victim was identified as Louis Zuffanti, 59.
Zuffanti was driving a 2000 Honda Accord westbound on NJ-70 when he was hit head-on by a car driven by Joaquim Deoliveira, 51, of Toms River, New Jersey. The Honda reportedly veered into oncoming traffic. Deoliveira was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, New Jersey for the treatment of sustained injuries.
Both drivers were the sole occupants of their respective vehicles. An investigation into the accident is currently underway.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Louis Zuffanti at this time. Our thoughts are with Joaquim Deoliveira and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
New Jersey Head-On Collisions
Few types of collisions are as severe as head-on crashes. You may be traveling down the road when, all of a sudden, you see a car coming at you full speed. Drivers often have little time to react and avoid being injured in a crash.
Head-on collisions are responsible for 10 percent of all fatal car crashes. Authorities claim that these accidents have a 58 percent fatality rate. If you have been injured in a head-on crash, you may be able to recover lost compensation.
Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC can help increase your chances of a successful claim. Our New Jersey auto accident lawyers have recovered millions for our clients in past cases. If you have been injured in a car crash, give us a call today at (201) 997-0030.
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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.