Mountainside, NJ – 2 Killed In Fiery Crash On US-22New Jersey Legal News
Mountainside, NJ (January 13, 2020) – A fatal crash took two lives early Sunday morning, January 12th, in Mountainside, New Jersey. Authorities reported that the incident took place on US-22 near Garden State Parkway near the time of 4:05 a.m.
Initial reports revealed that a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed left the roadway, striking a tree near the state Department of Transportation yard. One woman was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. A man, believed to be the driver, was trapped in the vehicle as it burned and was also pronounced dead.
The identities of the deceased have not been released at this time. An ongoing investigation into the crash is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
High-Speed Crashes in New Jersey
Speeding motorists are a threat to themselves and others each time they hit the roads of New Jersey. When you’re involved in a high-speed crash, you’re likely to suffer from extremely serious injuries. Speeding is responsible for a significant number of fatal crashes each year.
Each year, nearly 26 percent of all fatal crashes are caused by high-speed collisions. In 2018 alone, 9,378 people were killed by speeding drivers. In some cases, surviving family members may be eligible to recover lost compensation.
Dealing with the loss of a loved one is a difficult time. Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC is here to help you recover the compensation you deserve. Contact us today at (201) 997-0030 to discuss your case with a New Jersey wrongful death 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.