Newark, NJ – Car Crashes Closes Ramp to US-1 from I-78New Jersey Legal News
Newark, NJ (July 13, 2020) – A crash in the Newark area resulted in lane closures on a major highway on Monday, July 13. The collision occurred at around 6:03 p.m. The site of the crash was located at the I-78 off-ramp to US-1.
At this time, few details on the accident have been reported. Emergency vehicles were present at the scene to render aid to those involved in the accident. The cause of the collision has not yet been disclosed by local authorities.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
New Jersey Car Accidents
Across the country, there are more than 6.1 million reported car accidents in the United States every year. These crashes result in around three million injuries each year and tens of thousands more deaths. There were 62,690 car accidents in New Jersey resulting in injuries in 2016 alone. That same year, around 570 crashes resulted in fatal injuries across the state. Vehicle collisions are often caused by reckless or negligent drivers who fail to follow the rules of the road.
Car accidents are the leading contributor to death and serious injuries in the United States, with more people dying each year. Even in non-fatal crashes, the resulting injuries can be life-changing, causing victims to be saddled with expensive medical bills while being unable to return to work to cover the costs. Making sure you get the compensation that you need to make a full recovery after a serious New Jersey car accident is critical.
If injured victims think a reckless driver is responsible for their injuries, they should consult with a New Jersey auto accident lawyer immediately. Brady, Brady & Reilly, LLC has helped countless victims obtain fair settlements after being injured in a New Jersey car accident. Contact our law offices today at (201) 997- 0030 to see how we can help.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts is 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.