Elizabeth, NJ – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Northeast Corridor Train near Elizabeth Station

Elizabeth, NJ – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Northeast Corridor Train near Elizabeth Station

Elizabeth, NJ (May 28, 2021) – A pedestrian has lost their life as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Thursday evening. On May 27, emergency crews were called to the site of a collision near the Elizabeth Station.

Reports from local news sources show that Northeast Corridor Train number 3891 departed the New York Penn Station at 10:11 and was scheduled to arrive in Trenton at 11:42 p.m. As the train approached the Elizabeth Station from the west, it struck a pedestrian.

The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries in the accident. Emergency crews arrived at the scene and pronounced the victim deceased. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are 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 New Jersey 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

Elizabeth, NJ – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Northeast Corridor Train near Elizabeth StationEvery year, thousands of pedestrians are injured in traffic-related incidents throughout the state of New Jersey. Although we hope everyone will recover from their injuries, this is not always the case. Hundreds of victims end up dying due to the severity of their injuries. In many cases, victims end up loses their lives due to the negligent or reckless acts of others. Although pedestrians can take proactive measures to ensure they are mindful of others, they cannot guarantee that motorists will take the same proactive approach to protect them.

When pedestrians are killed in crashes, their families are often left to cover the costs of funerals and other end-of-life arrangements. As if dealing with the mental and emotional consequences of a fatal collision was not enough, many families endure towering financial burdens as well. When victims lose their lives due to the negligent acts of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in New Jersey as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.

Working with an effective and knowledgeable lawyer after losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident will ensure you are able to move forward in the best way possible. 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 from the tragic and unexpected loss of a loved one. Contact our pedestrian accident attorneys in New Jersey 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.