Oakland, NJ – Woman Struck & Killed At Ramapo Valley RdNew Jersey Legal News
Oakland, NJ (January 14, 2020) – A 76-year-old woman from West Milford, New Jersey was killed in a pedestrian crash in Oakland, New Jersey on Friday, January 10th. According to local reports, Nina Weil was hit by a 2006 Toyota Corolla at the intersection of Ramapo Valley Road and Elm Street at around 6:30 p.m. Authorities reported that the driver who struck Weil was a 66-year-old man from Orange County, New York.
Weil reportedly had a weak pulse after the accident, prompting paramedics to perform CPR on her as she was transported to the hospital. She later succumbed to her injuries after arriving at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
No charges have been levied at this time. An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by local authorities.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Nina Weil at this time.
New Jersey Pedestrian Crashes
Being injured as a pedestrian often results in catastrophic injuries. New Jersey has a high rate of pedestrian fatalities. In fact, the number of pedestrians killed on the state’s roadways has reached a twenty-year high in recent years.
In 2017, 180 pedestrians were reportedly killed. These accidents often leave surviving family members to handle the aftermath and associated damages. In some cases, surviving family members are eligible to recover lost compensation with the help of a New Jersey-based attorney.
You deserve to recover damages from the negligent party after the death of a loved one. Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC is here to help you and your family during your time of need. Contact us today at (201) 997- 0030 to see how we can help.
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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.