Newark, NJ – Officer Struck on Scooter at Ferry & Jackson StNew Jersey Legal News
Newark, NJ (June 28, 2020) – Authorities in Newark were called to the scene of a motor vehicle collision on Thursday, June 25. The crash occurred at the intersedction of Ferry Street and Jackson Street at around 1:40 p.m. Local reports revealed that a Newark police officer was crossing at the intersection when he was struck by a Honda Caravan.
The officer was reportedly riding a scooter down Ferry Street at the time of the accident. The injured party was transported to University Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. No further updates have been provided.
Local authorities are currently investigating the incident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
New Jersey Pedestrian Crashes
A total of 5,977 pedestrians were killed in traffic collisions nationwide in 2017. That is one death nearly every 88 minutes. Another 137,000 estimated pedestrians were treated in emergency rooms for non-fatal injuries.
Even if you think your claim is foolproof, you still should consult with an experienced New Jersey pedestrian injury lawyer. You may wonder: why would I need a personal injury lawyer after a crosswalk or jogging accident? This may be your first time pursuing an injury claim, and you need to reach out to an experienced New Jersey attorney for help.
If the driver is to blame for your injuries, you may be able to get the compensation you need to make a full recovery. Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC has over 50 years of experience helping individuals recover after serious accidents. Contact us today at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case.
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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.