Paterson, NJ – Pedestrian Accident at Totowa Ave & Marion St
Paterson, NJ (June 30, 2020) – Authorities were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident in Paterson on Saturday night, June 27. The crash reportedly occurred at the intersection of Totowa Avenue and Marion Street. At around 11:50 p.m., when the pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle.
The injured party was reportedly crossing the roadway when they were hit. The pedestrian suffered serious head trauma in the crash. They were rushed by EMS to a local hospital for treatment of critical injuries.
Officials are currently investigating the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Crashes in New Jersey
New Jersey has one of the highest pedestrian fatality rates in the nation. In 2017, there were 5,977 pedestrians killed in collisions across the country. This is nearly one death every 88 minutes.
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 a personal injury 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 pedestrians recover after a serious accident. 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.