Chester, NJ – Major Vehicle Accident on Rt 512 near Pottersville RdNY/NJ Legal News
Chester, NJ (June 8, 2023) – On the afternoon of June 2, a serious car crash happened in Chester. Shortly after 4:00 p.m., emergency responders were sent to the scene of the wreck to render aid and investigate.
The crash occurred on Route 512 near Pottersville Road between two or more cars. At least one individual suffered injuries in the accident, however, the names of the people involved have not been reported at this time.
Multiple responders were observed rendering aid at the crash site a short time after the incident occurred. The roadway was blocked for an extensive time period on the afternoon of June 2, resulting in significant delays in traffic.
Authorities in Chester are still working on figuring out how the accident happened.
We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victims.
New Jersey Car Accidents
The New Jersey Department of Transportation reports that in 2022, over 276,000 auto collisions were reported throughout the Garden State. Of these accidents, over 59,000 resulted in injuries, and over 700 resulted in fatalities. An additional 216,000+ resulted in property damage. According to other statistics recorded by NJDOT, 10 counties made up over 75% of the total auto accidents throughout New Jersey.
Statistics gathered concerning auto collisions in New Jersey in 2022 also found that the number of fatalities that year was the highest since 2007, when 770 people lost their lives. This number also reflects a national trend of rising traffic fatalities since 2022.
One of the most common reasons auto collisions happen in New Jersey is driver error, specifically driving under the influence and distracted driving, as well as failure to maintain vehicle maintenance. While auto collisions do happen due to bad weather and defective auto parts, driver negligence is the main contributing factor in the majority of car crashes reported across the United States.
When you or someone you love has been hurt in a car crash caused by a negligent driver, you may be suffering a great deal. You may have sustained serious injuries that landed you in the hospital or at home and unable to work while you are in a lot of pain and under a high amount of stress. You deserve to be able to recover financially without having to worry, which is why a car crash lawyer is a good person to have in your corner during this difficult time.
A car accident attorney in Chester can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation so you can pay for your medical bills, lost wages, and vehicle repairs and even collect compensation for pain, suffering, and more.
Metro Law has been in the business of helping injured crash victims get their lives back to normal for many years. We are fully dedicated to helping our injured clients recover in every way possible, including physically, emotionally, and financially. Contact our law office by calling (800) 469-6476 to speak to a lawyer about your personal injury claim.