Camden, NJ – Willieant Cooper Died Following Motorcycle Crash at Mount Ephraim Ave and Sayrs AveNY/NJ Legal News
Camden, NJ (August 31, 2022) – Police are closing in on the suspect involved in a collision that left a motorcyclist dead on Tuesday, August 30th in South Camden.
The incident took place at about 3:30 p.m. in the area of Sayres Avenue and Mount Ephraim Avenue.
According to sources, the motorcyclist, 41-year-old Willieant Cooper, was riding northbound on Mount Ephraim Avenue while the driver of the car was heading southbound. The car then made a lefthand turn onto Sayrs Avenue directly into the path of the victim, who had the right of way.
Cooper was taken by paramedics to a nearby medical facility where he passed away.
Police said they are close to making an arrest.
Motorcycle Collisions in New Jersey
From 2009 to 2013, New Jersey saw more than 13,000 crashes involving motorcycles. On average, 70 deaths and 2,000 injuries take place every year in New Jersey due to motorcycle collisions.
The New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety published that motorcyclists are almost 30 times more predisposed to being killed in a collision involving their bike and another motor vehicle. They are also five times more likely to sustain serious injuries.
This problem is a concern nationwide. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that almost 4,700 motorcycle riders were killed in collisions in 2013 and approximately 88,000 sustained injuries regarded as serious.
If you ride a motorcycle and you have been injured in an accident, you are likely entitled to financial compensation for:
- Medical bills/Anticipated medical bills
- Property damage
- Lost earnings/Reduced earning capacity
- Emotional trauma
- Permanent disability/Disfigurement or permanent scarring
- Loss of companionship
- Punitive damages
Contact our motorcycle crash attorneys in New Jersey at (800) 469-6476 to explore legal options available for you.
At Metro Law, we will launch a thorough investigation into your accident and consult with occupational and medical professionals in order to verify the damages you have sustained.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.