Washington Township, NJ – Fatal Pedestrian Crash on NJ-42New Jersey Legal News
Washington Township, NJ (September 25, 2019) – On Tuesday night, police said that a fatal pedestrian crash took one life on NJ-42 in Washington Township around 7:30 p.m.
The pedestrian has since been identified as 66-year-old Thomas Corbett, who was struck when he stepped into the northbound lanes of the highway. He was hit by a 28-year-old woman from Turnersville.
According to police, Corbett died at the scene of the accident while the woman driving was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Police have asked those who may have witnessed the accident to come forward with information. Their investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads in New Jersey. According to recent statistics, approximately 500 pedestrians have lost their lives in New Jersey due to negligent drivers. These accidents tend to lead to catastrophic injuries and even fatal results. Families who have been impacted by a pedestrian accident may be met with enormous grief after one of these accidents. Families are urged to speak with a New Jersey wrongful death attorney in their time of need.
At Brady, Brady & Reilly, our skilled attorneys believe that negligent drivers should be held accountable for their actions when lives are taken. We have decades of experience handling these cases and have fought aggressively to ensure that families retain their rights during these challenging times. Please contact us at (201) 997-0030 for more information on how we can play a significant role in your claim.
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