Monroe, NJ – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on US-322 Takes One LifeNew Jersey Legal News
Monroe, NJ (July 12, 2019) – On Thursday night, July 11th, police were called to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident at US-322 in Gloucester County.
The 72-year-old pedestrian who was struck, identified as Kenneth McNeil, was struck around 8:45 p.m. by a Hyundai Tucson that was driving east on the highway.
The impact was so forceful that McNeil was propelled into the westbound lanes of the highway, where he was struck by a Buick Lacrosse.
Both vehicles stopped at the scene of the accident. Unfortunately, McNeil was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
As of this evening, the police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident.
Our sincere condolences are warmly extended to the family and friends of the party whose life was taken in this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most serious accidents that take place on our roads due to the fact that pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties when it comes to accidents. In just one recent year alone, approximately 500 lives were taken in fatal pedestrian accidents in New Jersey. Luckily, if you and your family have suffered these losses, you have rights to compensation under the law.
Our accident attorneys at Brady, Brady & Reilly understand how difficult and overwhelming it can be to face a pedestrian accident where a loved one has been taken from you so unexpectedly. On both emotional and financial levels, you might suffer after you have lost someone close to you and are unsure of how to move forward. Please reach out to us at (201) 997-0030 for more information on how we can assist you.
Note: We have constructed this post using a variety of secondary sources. However, the information within has not been independently confirmed and, if inaccuracies are found, please bring them to our attention so that we can correct them or remove the post by request.
Disclaimer: We intend to provide general information to our readers through our posts as well as honor all victims of tragedies in New Jersey. These posts are not meant to be disrespectful and we do not wish our information to be construed as legal or medical advice. Please only seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional where necessary.