Egg Harbor Township, NJ – Cheryl Milburn Fatally Struck by Vehicle on Zion Rd near Diamond DriveNY/NJ Legal News
Egg Harbor Township, NJ (August 31, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Egg Harbor Township claimed one woman’s life on Thursday evening. At around 11:20 p.m., on August 26, emergency crews were notified that a crash took place on Zion Road.
Reports from local authorities show that 62-year-old Cheryl Milburn was walking on Zion Road when she was struck by a motor vehicle near Diamond Drive. The driver of the 2018 Honda Civic, 21-year-old Julezisse Acevedo, was not injured.
Milburn sustained fatal injuries in the accident. Authorities arrived on-site and pronounced the woman deceased. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them at this time. Learning that a loved one lost their life in an accident is truly devastating. Knowing that they lost their life under circumstances that could have been avoided just makes the loss even more unbearable.
Our Egg Harbor Township wrongful death attorneys at Metro Law are available 24-hours a day to help bereaved families by answering questions they may have about legal options available to them after enduring the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. Call (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation with our wrongful death attorneys in New Jersey.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
There are numerous instances where people head out to their destination on foot. Although walking around our state is generally safe, there are many instances where people are harmed. Every year, thousands of pedestrians are injured in motor vehicle accidents across New Jersey. In many cases, victims end up loses their lives due to the negligent or reckless acts of others. The majority of fatal pedestrians in our state are caused by:
- Drivers who speed
- Drivers who are impaired
- Drivers who are distracted
- Drivers who fail to yield the right of way
- Drivers who engage in reckless behaviors
These and other acts of negligence continue to leave families devastated. As if dealing with the mental and emotional consequences of a fatal collision was not enough, families are often devastated with financial burdens. When victims are killed in collisions, their families are often left to bear the costs of funeral arrangements and other end-of-life costs. When victims lose their lives due to the negligent acts of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Egg Harbor as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.
Egg Harbor Township Wrongful Death Lawyers Can Help You Get Justice
Our New Jersey personal injury attorneys at Metro Law have over four decades of experience helping thousands of families get the justice and compensation they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Our attorneys work diligently to ensure families have their legal rights protected so they can move forward. We are committed to helping families recover following the tragic and unexpected loss of a loved one. Contact our pedestrian accident attorneys in Egg Harbor at (800) 460-6476 to see how we can help 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.