Salem County, NJ – Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Route 40 Over the WeekendNew Jersey Legal News
Salem County, NJ (April 17, 2019) – This past weekend, a fatal motorcycle crash took place on Route 40 that took the life of the motorcyclist and his passenger.
The driver and passenger have since been identified as 32-year-old James Potts and 35-year-old Katie Toole. They were on a Harley-Davidson around midnight on Saturday when their vehicle struck an SUV driven by a 66-year-old woman.
Toole was killed immediately at the scene of the accident and Potts was taken to the hospital, where he was then pronounced dead due to his injuries.
Police say that the road was dry and there were clear conditions when the accident took place. It remains under investigation.
Our sincerest condolences are extended to the family and friends of James Potts and Katie Toole.
Motorcycle Accidents in New Jersey
Every year, many people will lose their lives in motorcycle accidents in New Jersey. In fact, in 2017, it was discovered that motorcycle accidents increased by around 15% in our state alone. These accidents tend to happen due to the negligence of other drivers who are not watching out for the well-being of motorcyclists who share our roads. Losing a loved one in a motorcycle accident is not an easy thing to endure, but we want you to know that you are not alone.
At Brady, Brady & Reilly, our experienced attorneys are here to help you and your family obtain reimbursement for a wide variety of losses after you have suffered in the midst of an accident. We understand how lost and confused you might be feeling at this time. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us for more information on how we can help at (201) 997-0030.
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