Atlantic County, NJ – Three Lives Claimed by Auto Accident on Garden State Parkway near Milepost 44.6

Atlantic County, NJ – Three Lives Claimed by Auto Accident on Garden State Parkway near Milepost 44.6

Atlantic County, NJ (August 7, 2023) – Three people, including a driver and two passengers, lost their lives on Sunday night, August 6, in a fatal traffic accident. 

Reports show the accident occurred shortly before 10:00 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway near milepost 44.6. A Kia struck the rear-end of a Toyota, resulting in the Kia losing control and exiting the roadway before striking a tree, investigators said. 

The driver of the Kia was identified as Sabrina Kontos, an Ocean Grove resident, age 24. Two passengers in the Kia at the time were identified as 27-year-old Asbury Park resident Dion Bullock and an unidentified Eatontown man, age 28.

All three were declared deceased at the crash scene. Authorities in Atlantic County continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident. 

Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this fatal crash. We want to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased victims.

New Jersey Car Wrecks

Atlantic County, NJ - Three Lives Claimed by Auto Accident on Garden State Parkway near Milepost 44.6Individuals who suffer injuries in car crashes often have their entire lives turned upside down. On average, in the state of New Jersey, more than 50,000 people suffer injuries in auto collisions each year. Sadly, hundreds of people are killed per year in auto collisions in the state of New Jersey. When we consider the number of auto accidents that happen per year throughout the entire United States, the number is close to about 6 million. Of these collisions, about 3 million individuals are hurt, and approximately 40,000 are killed. Sadly, most of the wrecks happen because of driver negligence. 

Driver negligence is the main reason most people in the United States suffer serious injuries or even lose their lives. Driver negligence is a serious problem across the nation, causing over 4 million accidents per year. Sadly, thousands of people lose their lives annually due to the actions of negligent drivers. Drivers who allow themselves to travel at unsafe speeds while distracted, intoxicated, or overtired end up causing accidents that end in injuries and even fatalities. 

When you or someone you love has been hurt in a car crash caused by a negligent driver, you should speak to a car crash attorney who can help you recover. A lawyer can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation so you can get the money you need to pay for medical bills, vehicle repairs, wage loss, and more. You may have suffered from several different damages that resulted from your accident, and an attorney will know the best way to help you get compensation to pay for them. 

Even noneconomic damages like pain, suffering, loss of consortium, loss of life enjoyment, emotional turmoil, and more may be eligible for financial compensation when you work with a skilled lawyer. If you have lost a loved one in a crash caused by negligence, a wrongful death attorney in Atlantic County from the law office of Metro Law can help you file a wrongful death claim for all of the aforementioned damages as well as funeral costs and other expenses that may have stemmed from the passing of your family member. 

Call Metro Law as soon as possible at (800) 469-6476 to talk to an attorney about getting help with your recovery.