Ridgefield, NJ – Pedestrian Struck at Broad Ave & Edgewater AveNew Jersey Legal News
Ridgefield, NJ (February 11, 2020) – A 45-year-old pedestrian was struck by a van as it attempted to make a left turn at an intersection in Ridgefield on Monday, February 10th. The victim was struck by a 2016 Ford Traverse near the corner of Broad Avenue and Edgewater Avenue. Local sources reported that the accident occurred at around 8:00 p.m.
Limited details on the crash are currently available. The 50-year-old driver who struck the pedestrian remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. The identity of the injured party is currently being withheld.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
New Jersey Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable travelers on the road. Drivers will often fail to notice a pedestrian, even if they’re using a designated crosswalk. The resulting injuries can be devastating.
Each year in New Jersey, more and more pedestrians are being killed in serious crashes. Pedestrian fatalities increased by 35 percent in the state from 2008 to 2017. Injured parties should contact a skilled New Jersey pedestrian injury attorney immediately after an accident.
Innocent victims should be protected. Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC has years of experience helping injured pedestrians recover the compensation they deserve. Give us a call 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.