Upper Deerfield, NJ – Geremias Velasquez-De Leon Killed on NJ-77

Upper Deerfield, NJ – Geremias Velasquez-De Leon Killed on NJ-77

Upper Deerfield, NJ (April 14, 2020) – A 25-year-old man from Rosenhayn, New Jersey was killed in a multi-vehicle accident in Upper Deerfield on Saturday, April 11th. The crash occurred on NJ-77 at around 7:07 a.m. Initial reports from authorities found that the accident took place when a 2016 Hyundai rear-ended a 1996 Toyota. 

The collision caused the 1996 Toyota to collide with a 2011 Toyota. The passenger for the 1996 Toyota, Geremias Velasquez-De Leon, suffered fatal injuries in the collision. All three drivers and another passenger sustained injuries in the accident. 

An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Geremias Velasquez-De Leon at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

New Jersey Auto Accidents

Upper Deerfield, NJ - Geremias Velasquez-De Leon Killed on NJ-77Car accidents can be traumatic events that result in life-threatening injuries. Sadly, thousands are killed in car accidents each year nationwide. 570 crashes in New Jersey in 2017 resulted in deadly injuries. 

Serious car accidents can impact more than just the victim. When car crashes take the life of a victim, surviving family members often have to take on the resulting damages. In some cases, surviving family members can recover lost compensation with the help of a qualified New Jersey wrongful death attorney

The legal team at Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC is here to help you fight for your rights. We understand that losing a loved one isn’t easy. Contact our offices 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.