Egg Harbor, NJ – Pedestrian Loses Life in Collision on Black Horse Pike near Bayport DrNY/NJ Legal News
Egg Harbor, NJ (November 10, 2023) – A pedestrian suffered fatal injuries in a collision that happened in Egg Harbor. Reports from authorities show the incident occurred at approximately 6:40 p.m.
Several emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of the crash on Black Horse Pike near Bayport Drive. Despite lifesaving efforts made by paramedics, the victim lost their life at the scene.
The driver who struck the pedestrian fled the scene without stopping to render aid. Authorities continue to investigate the details of the wreck.
At this time, the victim has not been identified.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the deceased victim’s family.
New Jersey Traffic Accidents
Pedestrian accidents are often serious and sometimes even deadly. Pedestrians travel with no protection against the force of fast-moving, heavy vehicles, which means that, when they become involved in traffic accidents, they are often severely injured. Regrettably, drivers who are negligent while operating their vehicles often cause pedestrian crashes. Averagely speaking, more than 5,000 pedestrians are killed in collisions in the US yearly. Additionally, more than 137,000 pedestrian crashes happened across the nation in 2018.
Each year, more than 3 million individuals are injured in car wrecks in the United States, most of which are caused by driver negligence. Some of the most common types of driver negligence seen among American drivers include:
When you or a loved one are injured in a serious pedestrian accident caused by a negligent driver, you deserve to be able to gather financial compensation for your damages and losses. If you have lost a loved one in an accident caused by negligence, a wrongful death attorney may be able to help you gather compensation for the following damages, and more:
- Burial expenses
- Lost wages
- Medical care costs
- Emotional turmoil
The damages you are able to be compensated for will depend on your personal situation and the extent to which the accident has affected your life. A skilled wrongful death lawyer in Egg Harbor can help you learn more about your legal rights and options surrounding the wrongful death of someone you love.
Call the experienced and reputable personal injury law office of Metro Law as soon as you can to learn more about how our experienced legal team can help you recover financially. When you are able to pay for all of the expenses related to your loved one’s accident and passing, you may be able to focus on your well-being and grieve without extra stressors plaguing your mind. Call our law office as soon as you can to learn more at (800) 469-6476. We do not charge any upfront fees and only collect payment if you are able to gather financial compensation for the losses and damages that were imposed upon you due to your or your loved one’s accident. Contact Metro Law at your earliest convenience to be connected with an attorney who can help you.