Ridgewood, NJ – Cyclist Seriously Injured at S Van Dien Ave & Grove StNew Jersey Legal News
Ridgewood, NJ (April 4, 2020) – A cyclist was seriously injured in Ridgewood after being hit by a sedan. The accident took place on Thursday, April 2nd, near the intersection of S. Van Dien Avenue and Grove Street. Responders with the Fair Lawn Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded to the scene at around 6 p.m. to render aid to the victim.
The identity of the injured party hasn’t been released at this time. The victim was transported to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey For treatment.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is being handled by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in New Jersey
Bicycle crashes injure and kill thousands each year across the United States. Many drivers feel that bikes don’t belong on the road, and that couldn’t be further from the truth. Unfortunately, many drivers fail to follow the rules of the road, including sharing the road with cyclists.
467,000 people were injured in bicycle accidents in 2015. The following year, these accidents accounted for 2 percent of roadway fatalities. Injured riders should reach out to a qualified New Jersey personal injury lawyer to discuss possible compensation.
At Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC, we can help you protect your rights after an accident. We will make sure that the driver responsible for the accident is held accountable. Contact us today at (201) 997- 0030 to see how we can help.
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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.