Egg Harbor, NJ – Pedestrian Killed After Being Hit By 2 Cars On E Black Horse PikeNY/NJ Legal News
Egg Harbor, NJ (September 3, 2019) – A man was struck by two vehicles while walking on E. Black Horse Pike in Egg Harbor, NJ. According to local sources, one of the drivers fled the scene and the other was driving on a suspended license. The crash happened just before 9 p.m. on Monday, September 2nd.
The deceased victim has been identified as 33-year-old Jose Santiago. He was initially in the right lane of the roadway by 36-year-old Vicente Luna, of Vineland. Another driver reportedly hit Santiago after the initial impact but failed to remain at the scene.
Luna was charged with driving with a suspended license and being involved in a fatal car crash. The cause of the collision is under investigation.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Jose Santiago at this time.
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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.