Newark, NJ – Marie Edwards Killed in NJ Bus Crash on Eastern Pkwy
Newark, NJ (June 24, 2020) – A 71-year-old woman suffered fatal injuries in multi-vehicle collision in Newark on Monday, June 22nd. The accident reportedly involving two vehicles and a New Jersey Transit bus. Local reports revealed that Marie Edwards was traveling on Eastern Parkway when she struck another car and then the.
Edwards’ vehicle overturned due to the impact. She was pronounced dead roughly 20 minutes after the time of the crash, which occurred at around 2:42 p.m. No passengers were onboard the bus at the time of the accident.
An ongoing investigation into the incident is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Marie Edwards at this time.
Transit Bus Crashes in New Jersey
A study in 2010 found that around 63,000 buses were involved in collisions across the country each year. Of these accidents, 14,000 resulted in injuries and another 325 resulted in fatalities. Around 50 bus passengers are killed annually in accidents nationwide.
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 car accident. Contact our law offices today at (201) 997- 0030 to see how we can help.
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