Oakland, NJ – Collision Involving Semi-Truck on I-287
Oakland, NJ (April 13, 2020) – A crash involving an overturned semi-truck was reported in Oakland earlier this morning on Monday, April 13th. The accident occurred near the intersection of I-287 SB and Skyline Drive at around 8:08 a.m. Authorities arrived at the scene to render aid to those injured in the accident.
All lanes on I-287 SB were closed. A semi-truck had jack-knifed on the highway and caused the accident. The severity and number of resulting injuries haven’t been reported at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
18-Wheeler Crashes in New Jersey
Collisions involving semi-trucks have the potential to be destructive. These vehicles are massive and can cause devastating injuries when traveling at high speeds. Those traveling in smaller passenger vehicles are at a significant disadvantage.
More than 5,000 people are killed in 18-wheeler accidents each year. Recovering from these injuries can be difficult. A qualified New Jersey semi-truck crash attorney can help injured parties pursue lost compensation for their injuries.
The legal team at Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC is here to help you obtain full compensation after an accident. We will fight for your legal rights and make sure you are able to recover. Call us today at (201) 997- 0030 to see how we can help.
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