South Brunswick, NJ – Man Arrested After Fatal Motorcycle AccidentNew Jersey Legal News
South Brunswick, NJ (August 10, 2019) – On Thursday, around 8:50 p.m., police arrested a man following a fatal motorcycle accident in South Brunswick.
The victim was identified as 25-year-old Cory Holsten, whose life was taken in an accident on Cranbury Road in South Brunswick.
Police showed up at the scene of the accident to find that the driver had fled the scene. They were able to trace the driver to a bar known as Dock’s Corner Tavern just outside of Jamesburg. The vehicle was identified as a 2004 Jeep Wrangler and the driver was identified as 57-year-old Peter Prete.
Prete was arrested by police at his home for striking the motorcyclist and fleeing the scene. The investigation into the accident continues at this time.
Our sincerest condolences are warmly extended to the family and friends of the motorcyclist whose life was taken in this accident.
Motorcycle Accidents in New Jersey
Motorcycle accidents continue to take place across New Jersey for many reasons due to the recklessness of other parties. Many of these accidents take place at the hands of negligent parties who engage in distracted and drunk driving. In 2017, it was discovered that motorcycle accidents increased by approximately 17% and these numbers continue to increase on our roads. Our motorcycle accident attorneys are here for you in your time of need.
At Brady, Brady & Reilly, our skilled accident attorneys understand that it can be extremely challenging to face the aftermath of a motorcycle accident, especially in cases where a life has been taken. You might be facing a wide variety of damages that you never thought you would face on your own. Please contact us for the help you deserve at (201) 997-0030.
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