Essex Co., NJ – One Killed in Wreck on Garden State Pkwy

Essex Co., NJ – One Killed in Wreck on Garden State Pkwy

Essex Co., NJ (April 17, 2024) – A car accident in Essex County turned fatal on Wednesday, April 17. At around 12:45 a.m., the crash happened on the Garden State Parkway near milepost 145.1 and took the life of one driver, according to reports. Currently, the driver has not been identified to the public. Police are still investigating and have not provided any additional information at this time. The incident occurred just under a mile south of Exit 144/the South Orange Avenue exit. Traffic was backed up in the area while authorities worked to secure the scene. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

New Jersey Car Wrecks

Essex Co., NJ - One Killed in Wreck on Garden State PkwyCar wrecks occur all the time in New Jersey and throughout the country. Millions of traffic collisions take place per year in the US. Thousands of these crashes happen in New Jersey. Averagely speaking, tens of thousands are hurt in car crashes each year in New Jersey, and thousands of individuals end up wrongfully losing their lives.  In the United States, car accidents have risen to the top of the list of reasons that people aged 15-20 end up losing their lives. 

If you lost a loved one in a traffic collision caused by a negligent driver, you are probably dealing with a lot of problems. You may be grieving the loss of a loved one while you are forced to worry about how you will cover the expenses that stem from your accident. If you know your crash was caused by the actions of another person, you should talk to a wrongful death lawyer in Stafford about recovering compensation. 

Suffering the untimely and wrongful death of a family member may very well be one of the most difficult things you will ever face. Allow a reputable and skilled attorney from Metro Law to help you through this difficult time by helping you gather full and fair financial compensation for the losses you may have encountered. The costs related to medical care, funeral care costs, burial expenses, and even non-economic damages such as pain and suffering may qualify for compensation in a wrongful death claim. 

Recovering compensation after the sudden passing of a beloved family member can be complex. In order to obtain the best possible outcome for your case, your lawyer will help you prove the following: 

  • Another person/party owed your family member a duty of care
  • That duty of care was breached by recklessness, negligence, or carelessness
  • The death of your family member was directly caused by the breach of care

Without the help of a skilled lawyer, proving these three points may be difficult. A lawyer will gather as much viable evidence as possible and successfully preserve and submit it in order for you to be able to gather full and fair financial compensation. We are obliged to use our knowledge and experience to help you recover. 

In the past four decades, Metro Law has negotiated full and fair settlements from insurance companies for thousands of families. When you hire a lawyer from our firm, we work diligently to secure a favorable deal for you and the people you love. 

Call the law office of Metro Law at (800) 469-6476 to speak with a skilled wrongful death attorney in Essex County who can help you recover.