Frankford, NJ – Juvenile, Horse Collide with Vehicle, Sustain Injuries on Linn Smith RdNY/NJ Legal News
Frankford Twp, NJ (November 16, 2023) – A juvenile and a horse were injured after being involved in a traffic accident with a vehicle in Frankford Township. New Jersey State Police report the wreck happened on November 15 at around 5:08 p.m. Preliminary reports show that a Ford SUV was driving along Linn Smith Road near box 13 when the let side of the vehicle collided with the juvenile equestrian.
Due to the crash, the juvenile suffered serious injuries after being ejected from the horse. The horse was moderately injured in the collision. Paramedics worked to help the injured victims and transport them to the appropriate hospitals as needed.
Police in Frankford continue to investigate.
New Jersey Traffic Collisions
In New Jersey, hundreds of car accidents happen each day. Per year, over 200k crashes happen that injure tens of thousands of people. Unfortunately, the majority of these wrecks are caused by the actions of negligent drivers. Most often, in the United States, car crashes are caused by negligence. The National Highway Traffic Safety Association recently reported that more than 92% of auto collisions in the US are the result of driver negligence. Distraction, intoxication, speeding, and fatigue are the most common types of negligence reported among American drivers today.
Sadly, tens of thousands of people lose their lives in car crashes in the United States every year. In 2021, over 40,000 individuals were reportedly killed due to auto accidents, the majority of which were caused by negligence. Like the rest of the country, most auto collisions that take place in New Jersey can be attributed to negligence. Recent data compiled concerning car crashes in the Garden State found that roughly one-third of fatal traffic collisions in the state involve drunk driving. Additionally, one in ten are caused by driver distraction.
When you or a loved one have suffered injuries due to the actions of a negligent driver, you are most likely going through a hard time. You may be dealing with pain from your injuries, emotional stress, and financial issues related to the accident. Costs stemming from vehicle repairs or replacement, medical care, and lost wages may all be piling up against you, which can be extremely stressful.
At the law office of Metro Law, we are well aware of the difficulties often faced by crash victims and their loved ones. We work hard to help accident victims and their family members recover in every way possible after their wrecks. Contact our law office to be connected with a Frankford personal injury attorney who can help you gather financial compensation for your losses and damages.
You can reach our office at (800) 469-6476 to learn more about how we can help you through this difficult time.