Atco, NJ – Pedestrian Struck by Police Car, Killed on White Horse Pike
Atco, NJ (November 28, 2023) – An investigation is currently underway after a pedestrian lost their life in a collision that occurred in Atco. Reports from authorities show the wreck occurred at around 2:00 a.m. on November 23 when a man was struck by a Waterford Police Department vehicle operated by an on-duty police officer. The man who was struck was pronounced deceased on-site at around 2:19 a.m. Neither person involved in the incident has been identified at this time. Authorities in Atco continue to investigate the details of the incident.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
New Jersey Pedestrian Collisions
Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents happen in New Jersey all the time. Averagely speaking, hundreds of pedestrians end up losing their lives per year in the Garden State. Throughout the year of 2021, over 200 individuals were killed in pedestrian collisions in New Jersey. This number is the highest in the past thirty years. A report conducted by Smart Growth America shows that the number of pedestrian fatalities continues to grow throughout the country. This is most likely due to the number of distracted, intoxicated, speeding, and fatigued drivers on American roadways.
When you or someone you love has sustained injuries in a pedestrian crash, contacting a pedestrian accident attorney in Atco is a smart move.
The attorneys at Metro Law have been working with crash victims and their loved ones for decades. We work hard to help individuals recover financial compensation for the losses and damages they face in relation to their accidents and the injuries that follow.
When you’ve lost someone you love in an auto accident caused by a negligent driver, it may feel like your entire world has come crashing down. It may feel like all you’re able to focus on is grieving, and rightfully so. You should not have to worry about anything else at a time like this. Allow our legal team to take care of the brunt of the legal process surrounding your loved one’s accident so you can focus on your family.
By filing a wrongful death claim, you will get the justice and financial compensation you deserve after wrongfully losing your loved one. Allow our attorneys to negotiate a full and fair settlement with the insurance company so you don’t have to.
You can reach our law office by calling (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation. We are here for our clients 24/7 and will do everything in our power to get you the justice and compensation you deserve.