Evesham, NJ – Rt 73 Scene of Fatal Motorcycle Crash near Dutch Rd Takes One LifeNY/NJ Legal News
Evesham, NJ (November 6, 2023) – Police in Evesham are currently investigating a fatal traffic collision involving a motorcycle and a truck. The incident occurred along Route 73 and took the life of a 19-year-old motorcyclist identified as Tyler Ciabattoni from Marlton.
Reports from authorities show the wreck happened near the intersection with Dutch Road just before 8:00 p.m. on Saturday night, November 4. The teenage motorcyclist was headed north on Route 73 when a truck unexpectedly pulled out onto the road in an effort to turn.
Authorities found the truck made an illegal turn onto Route 73 from Dutch Road. The motorcycle and the truck crashed as the truck was crossing the northbound lanes of the highway in an effort to get to the southbound lanes.
Road markings and signs present at the intersection confirm that left turns are not permitted in the area. Ciabattoni was pronounced deceased on-site, according to reports.
The truck driver and one passenger sustained no injuries in the accident.
Investigations into the circumstances of the accident continue to be carried out by local police.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
New Jersey Motorcycle Collisions
In 2020, over 2,000 motorcycle crashes happened in New Jersey. Of these wrecks, approximately 80 individuals lost their lives and more than 1,700 were injured. these numbers represent a decrease in crashes from the previous year, however, they also represent an increase in fatalities. Some of the most common reasons motorcycle collisions take place in the Garden State include speeding, distraction, and failing to yield the right of way. Negligent driving has become the main contributor to crashes among American drivers, causing millions of accidents per year that end in injuries or death. In fact, of the 6 million reported traffic collisions that happen across the nation yearly, more than 90% are caused by negligence, according to information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association.
It is vital for both drivers and motorcyclists to stay aware, awake, sober, and alert while operating their vehicles. This can easily help prevent collisions that end in injuries and fatalities. When you or a loved one suffer injuries in a collision caused by a negligent driver, you should not have to wonder how you are going to financially recover. A personal injury lawyer can help you get the financial compensation you need to cover the expenses and losses that stemmed from your accident, including lost wages, vehicle repairs, medical bills, and even intangible damages like pain, suffering, loss of life enjoyment, emotional damage, and more.
Sadly, around 6% of motorcycle wrecks that happen in the United States end in fatalities for the motorcyclist. If you have recently lost a loved one in a traffic collision caused by negligent driving, a wrongful death lawyer in Evesham can help you get the financial compensation you need to cover funeral costs and more.
At Metro Law, our skilled team of lawyers has been working for decades to help the family members of deceased crash victims recover. When you don’t have to worry about money, you may be able to focus on your health and well-being, and that of your family members. You can reach our office by calling (800) 469-6476 to learn more.