Westfield, NJ – Pedestrian Accident at Summit Ave & S Ave West
Westfield, NJ (June 27, 2020) – On Thursday, June 25, one woman was left injured following a pedestrian accident in Westfield. Paramedics were called to the scene of the accident at around 7 p.m. According to local reports, the accident occurred at the corner of Summit Avenue and South Avenue West.
A woman was reportedly attempting to cross at the intersection when she was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The woman was left unconscious due to the impact and knocked off the roadway. The injured party was transported to University Hospital for treatment.
The crash is currently under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
New Jersey Pedestrian Crashes
New Jersey has the 15th highest pedestrian fatality rate per capita in the United States. Each year, an estimated 141 pedestrians lose their lives in vehicle collisions across the state. Around 270 pedestrians suffer serious injuries, and a total of 6,000 pedestrians are struck by vehicles annually statewide.
If you’ve been hit by a car, Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC can help. Your medical bills may be covered by insurance even if you have no coverage. You may even be able to recover financial damages for your injuries.
Pedestrians have as much a right to use our streets as any driver. Our qualified New Jersey pedestrian injury lawyers have recovered tens of millions of dollars because we maximize every possible avenue of recovery. If you’ve been unfairly injured in a pedestrian crash, give us a call today at (201) 997- 0030.
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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.