Bergen County, NJ – Woman Killed After Vehicle Struck by Train on W Central AveNY/NJ Legal News
Bergen County, NJ (July 3, 2023) – Early on Sunday morning, July 2, an unidentified woman tragically lost her life in a collision with a freight train that occurred in Bergen County. According to reports, the deadly incident took place in the vicinity of West Central Avenue at around 1:00 a.m.
Official police reports show that a woman was driving a passenger vehicle when she was struck by a CSX freight train in Bergenfield. Identified only as a 42-year-old mother of two, the woman was pronounced deceased at the scene by first responders.
Crews at the crash site shut down Columbia Avenue and West Central Avenue railroad crossings. The closure of the crossings was done as part of an ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash.
At this time, there are no further details available. The identity of the victim will be provided once it is made available to the public.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the woman who lost her life in this incident.
Deadly Vehicle Accidents in New Jersey
Throughout the state of New Jersey, a total of 524 fatal collisions occur each and every year, on average. So far, in 2023 alone, there have been 269 confirmed deaths as the result of 255 major collisions. When an accident involves much larger vehicles, such as a truck or a train, the odds of a fatality increase further.
When someone you love is killed in a traffic crash, you will likely be devastated and unable to move forward with your life. Being left with not only emotional pain and devastation is only the tip of the iceberg as you begin to deal with the financial aftermath of such a tragic incident. If this sounds familiar, then it is crucial to be able to answer the question of how your accident occurred in the first place.
If someone else was responsible for causing the accident, you need to speak with an attorney as soon as possible. You deserve to be compensated for the losses you face as a result, and you should not have to suffer further losses due to the actions of another person.
A wrongful death attorney in Bergen County can help you get the compensation you need and deserve during this trying time in your life. You may be eligible to collect compensation for a wide range of losses that resulted from your loved ones’ accident. Working with a lawyer is in your best interest, as you may not be able to obtain maximum compensation any other way.
You can reach an experienced and compassionate attorney at Metro Law by calling (800) 469-6476 as soon as possible. Our firm works on contingency, which means charge no up-front costs for our services. We only get paid if you receive compensation for your losses.
Contact our law firm today to learn more about your ability to recover the recompense you deserve for your suffering.