Phillipsburg, NJ – Man Killed in Fatal Crash on Interstate 78 IdentifiedNew Jersey Legal News
Phillipsburg, NJ (May 24, 2019) – On Friday, around 8:45 a.m., a vehicle and a truck collided, causing a fatal crash that took the life of one man. The accident was so severe that the victim’s car was pushed under the back of a tractor-trailer.
The man whose life was taken in this accident has since been identified as 40-year-old Oliver Mackey. The accident took place on I-78 near Clinton Township, according to police.
Police are still investigating the circumstances leading up to this serious crash that caused a man’s vehicle to strike the back of a semi-trailer. There had been an 18-month-old in the vehicle at the time as well, who was taken to the hospital with injuries but is expected to recover.
Authorities have confirmed that the driver of the truck was not injured and the accident closed down the road for several hours.
The investigation into the accident continues at this time.
Our sincerest condolences are deeply extended to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident.
Fatal Accidents in New Jersey
New Jersey is no stranger to fatal accidents, which take place every day at the hands of negligent drivers. In just one recent year, over 500 lives were lost in these serious crashes across the entire state. It is never easy for a grieving family to try and move forward after they have lost somebody they love during a fatal accident in New Jersey. Many individuals will need the experienced help of an accident attorney to guide them through this complex process.
Our attorneys at Brady, Brady & Reilly understand the devastating aftermath of fatal accidents and how severely these accidents can impact your life on many levels. You never want to delay when it comes to your claim so that you do not lose out on finances that will help you at this time. Please reach out to us for the help you deserve at (201) 997-0030.
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