Ridgefield, NJ – Update: Woman Killed in Pedestrian Accident on NJ-5New Jersey Legal News
Ridgefield, NJ (October 10, 2019) – Around 6:55 p.m. on Monday, a woman was killed in a pedestrian accident at NJ-5 and Maple Avenue. She was recently identified by police.
The woman has been identified as 33-year-old Patricia Sagna. At the time, Sagna was walking across the intersection in a crosswalk when she was struck by an SUV.
The driver has since been identified as a 78-year-old man from Fort Lee, who had been headed north on NJ-5 when the accident took place. He pulled over so that he could call for help.
Sagan was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident when authorities arrived.
Police said that no charges were filed and the investigation into the accident is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
Over 500 pedestrians lose their lives in pedestrian accidents on New Jersey roads every single year. Pedestrians are most likely to lose their lives in accidents due to the fact that they have no protection from harm and are most vulnerable to accidents. Surviving families are often overcome with grief and wonder how they will face these accidents on emotional and financial levels. Because of this, it is essential for them to speak with a skilled New Jersey wrongful death attorney to find out what options they have moving forward.
At Brady, Brady & Reilly, our skilled attorneys have years of experience handling these claims and helping surviving family members receive compensation for their losses. Families may be met with damages like medical bills, lost wages, funeral costs, and many other aspects that have an impact on their lives. Because of this, we do not want them to stand alone. Please contact a skilled New Jersey accident attorney at (201) 997-0030 for more information on how we can help you during these challenging times.
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