Montague, NJ – Philip Newman Injured on Deckertown TpkeNew Jersey Legal News
Montague, NJ (March 23, 2020) – A three-vehicle accident in Montague Township left a motorcyclist injured on Saturday, March 21st. The accident took place that afternoon at the intersection of Deckertown Turnpike and Clove Road at around 12:30 p.m.
Motorcyclist Philip Newman, 53, of Jersey City was reportedly seriously injured in the crash after being thrown from his vehicle and suffering an open leg fracture. The drivers of the other vehicles, identified as David Friedman, 60, and Michelle Morris, 37, of Montague, were not injured. The cause of the accident isn’t known at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in New Jersey
In just 2016, an estimated, 2,200 motorcycle riders were involved in crashes in New Jersey. Of these collisions, 69 resulted in fatalities. Statistics show that New Jersey motorcycle riders have an 82 percent chance of being injured in the event of an accident.
In most cases, motorcyclists lose when they’re involved in a crash with a motor vehicle. Riders have few protections from the full impact of an accident. In some cases, injured parties can recover lost compensation by calling a New Jersey motorcycle crash attorney.
At Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC, we’re here to help you fight for your legal rights after an accident. We will represent your case and make sure that the liable party is held accountable. Give us a call at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case.
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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.