East Rutherford, NJ – One Killed in Collision With Tow Truck on Rt 3 Near Rt 120

East Rutherford, NJ – One Killed in Collision With Tow Truck on Rt 3 Near Rt 120

East Rutherford, NJ (May 06, 2022) – A woman from Garfield died at the scene of an accident near the Meadowlands on Friday, May 6th.

The 27-year-old female’s sedan collided with a flatbed tow truck in the westbound lanes of Route 3 in the area of Route 120 in East Rutherford at about 4:00 a.m.  

The tow truck was transporting a Mercedes SUV that dropped onto the victim’s car, which then burst into flames.

The westbound lanes of Route 3 were closed for several hours west of the Hackensack River bridge before reopening at about 9:00 a.m. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Commercial Truck Accidents in New Jersey

East Rutherford, NJ - One Killed in Collision With Wrecker on Rt 3 Near Rt 20

Depending on the type of commercial truck involved in your crash, there are several safety ordinances that might apply to your situation. There are also many regulations that oversee drivers themselves, like mandatory drug tests, routine physicals, and constraints on the amount of consecutive hours they are able to work.

Commercial truck accidents often result in serious property and physical damage. To guarantee that these victims are wholly compensated, proper legal representation is required.

If you or a loved one was killed or hurt in a commercial trucking accident, we strongly urge you to hire a commercial truck injury lawyer in New Jersey who has years of experience in applying all appropriate laws and regulations to your case.

If you sustained injuries in a trucking accident, and you feel that someone else’s negligence was to blame, contact our New Jersey commercial trucking accident attorneys at (800) 469-6478 to see the legal options that are available for you.

Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post. 

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.