Bayonne, NJ – Maryann Patey Fatally Struck by Vehicle on 22nd St and BroadwayNY/NJ Legal News
Bayonne, NJ (April 26, 2023) – A woman identified as 74-year-old Maryann Patey lost her life in a fatal pedestrian accident in Bayonne. The incident was reported to police on Monday morning, April 25.
Officials with the Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and the Bayonne Police Department are currently investigating the circumstances of the incident. At approximately 11:50 a.m., authorities were notified of a pedestrian struck near 22nd Street and Broadway.
Authorities went to the scene to find Patey with a serious head injury. She was transported by ambulance to Jersey City Medical Center, where she was pronounced deceased at 12:46 p.m.
The vehicle that struck her was identified as a black Nissan operated by a woman from Bayonne, age 31. She stayed at the scene and cooperated with the police.
Our thoughts are with those affected by this fatal pedestrian crash in Bayonne. We want to offer our sympathies to the family of Maryann Patey at this time.
New Jersey Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian accidents are severe and often deadly. Pedestrians travel with no protection, which can prove to be extremely dangerous when they become involved in traffic accidents. Unfortunately, negligent drivers cause serious auto collisions all the time in the United States. A percentage of them involve pedestrians who sustain severe injuries or even lose their lives. On average, over 5,000 pedestrians lose their lives in the United States each year. Additionally, over 137,000 pedestrian accidents were reported throughout the country in 2018.
Driver negligence is a serious problem in the United States that injures and takes the lives of thousands of people annually. Every single year, over 3 million people suffer injuries in car crashes in the US, the majority of which are caused by negligent drivers. Some of the most common types of driver negligence displayed by people in the United States include:
When you or someone you love sustain injuries in a serious pedestrian crash caused by negligence, you deserve to be compensated for the damages and losses you face related to your injuries. If you have lost a loved one in an accident caused by negligence, a wrongful death lawyer can help you collect financial compensation for a long list of damages, including:
- Funeral costs
- Burial expenses
- Lost wages
- Medical care costs
- Emotional turmoil
The damages you are able to be compensated for will depend on your personal situation and the extent to which the accident has affected your life. A skilled wrongful death lawyer in Bayonne can help you learn more about your legal rights and options surrounding the wrongful death of someone you love.
Call the law office of Metro Law as soon as you can to learn more about how our experienced legal team can help you recover financially. When you are able to pay for all of the expenses related to your loved one’s accident and passing, you may be able to focus on your well-being and grieve without extra stressors plaguing your mind. Call our law office as soon as you can to learn more at (800) 469-6476.