Colts Neck, NJ – One Killed, Driver Hurt in Rollover at Laird & Longbridge Rd
Colts Neck, NJ (May 12, 2023) – A senior at St. John Vianney High School was killed after a rollover accident in Colts Neck on Thursday, May 11.
The fatal crash occurred at the intersection of Laird and Longbridge Roads at around 12:30 p.m. The 18-year-old passenger was traveling in a Jeep driven by a 17-year-old male when the vehicle hit a pole. The vehicle overturned.
The driver was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The passenger sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.
No additional information has been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash is in progress.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Rollover Crashes in New Jersey
According to the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), there were 276,861 vehicle collisions on municipal, county, state, interstate, and toll roads in New Jersey last year. Out of these collisions, 59,850 people were hurt, and 524 people died. In 2019, occupant deaths in rollover crashes were responsible for 16% of fatalities in automobiles, 30% of fatalities in pickup trucks, and 29% of fatalities in SUVs.
Losing a family member is detrimental to your life. In addition to dealing with the emotional effects, the family frequently has to cope with its financial effects as well as those of the decedent’s dependents.
The next of kin may be eligible to file a wrongful death case against the individual or people responsible for the wrongful death if the deceased person died due to someone else’s negligence. The estate of the deceased may file a wrongful death claim in order to recover compensation for any funeral and medical expenses as well as other direct financial losses brought on by the loss of a loved one. Dependents may also be entitled to compensation for missed services and future financial support that would have been supplied had the loved one lived.
Families are often filled with anxiety and concern that nothing in their lives will ever be the same again after a loved one dies in a horrible car accident. Our wrongful death lawyers in Colts Neck are all too aware of the grief that frequently follows an untimely loss in a close family. The legal team at Metrolaw.com is prepared to help families from all over the state pursue strong wrongful death claims. If a careless driver kills a member of your family, a New Jersey auto accident attorney can help you obtain the necessary financial support to ensure that the liable party is held accountable. To schedule a meeting with a lawyer to discuss your options for seeking compensation in the case that a loved one dies in an unexpected traffic accident, contact our offices right away at 800-469-6476.