Absecon, NJ – Five-Car Wreck Takes One Life on White Horse Pike near Mill Rd

Absecon, NJ – Five-Car Wreck Takes One Life on White Horse Pike near Mill Rd

Absecon, NJ (April 15, 2024) – A driver lost their life and another suffered serious injuries in a five-vehicle accident on Thursday, April 11. The incident occurred in Absecon at approximately 6:35 p.m. on the White Horse Pike near Mill Road. The driver who sustained injuries was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City with injuries deemed life-threatening. Traffic was disrupted on White Horse Pike due to the presence of dozens of police cars and other emergency workers on the scene. At this time, police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the injured victim in hopes of a full recovery.

New Jersey Auto Accidents

Absecon, NJ - Five-Car Wreck Takes One Life on White Horse Pike near Mill RdMillions of individuals are seriously hurt in auto collisions yearly in the United States. Statistics concerning car wrecks in the US show that around 6 million happen per year with around 3 million people suffering injuries in these accidents. Sadly, around 40,000 end up losing their lives. Daily, approximately 17,000 car crashes happen that injure 7,500 and end the lives of over 100. American car accidents have become one of the top ten reasons American citizens end up with severe or fatal injuries. Unfortunately, the majority of these wrecks happen due to the actions of negligent drivers. 

Drivers who choose to allow themselves to become distracted, intoxicated, fatigued, or those who travel at unsafe speeds put their own lives at risk. Additionally, they risk the lives of everyone on the road around them. Negligent driving is behind over 94% of reported car crashes in the United States today, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Drivers need to remain sober, awake, and alert at all times while operating their vehicles. If they fail to do so, they could severely alter or even end the lives of other people. 

The state of New Jersey, on average, sees hundreds of thousands of car crashes every year. More than 300,000 traffic accidents are reported annually throughout the Empire State every year. Drivers who speed and operate their vehicles under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol cause most of the accidents reported in the state of New York. 

If you have recently lost a loved one in a fatal accident that you believe was caused by negligent driving, a wrongful death attorney in Absecon can help you to financially recover. You should be able to collect financial compensation for the losses and damages you have endured related to your loved one’s accident, and you should not have to worry about money at a time like this. 

Call the personal injury law office of Metro Law at (800) 469-6476 as soon as you can to speak with a wrongful death attorney concerning the crash that took your loved one’s life. We can also discuss your available legal options as the surviving family member of someone who lost their life in a car crash caused by negligence.