Franklin Borough, NJ – One Killed, One Hurt in Two-Car Accident on Munsonhurst Rd near Foxhill DrNY/NJ Legal News
Franklin Borough, NJ (March 6, 2023) – A two-car collision happened in Franklin Borough on the afternoon of Monday, March 6. At approximately 3:30 p.m., emergency crews were sent to the scene of the crash on Munsonhurst Road.
Information from officials shows the incident happened on Munsonhurst Road, also known as County Road 517, near Foxhill Drive.
A 72-year-old woman was headed north on Munsonhurst Road in a Kia Sorrento that crossed the center line and drove into opposing traffic where it struck a Nissan Sentra head-on. The woman was found unconscious and rendered life-saving aid before she was transported to Newton Medical Center. There, she was pronounced deceased by medical professionals.
Police say the other driver, identified as a 20-year-old woman, suffered significant injuries and had to be extricated from her vehicle. She was transported to Newton Medical Center to be treated for her injuries.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim in hopes of a full recovery.
New Jersey Auto Accidents
A common type of traffic accident in New Jersey is currently hitting a fixed object, more specifically, hedges or trees. This is also the cause of most deaths related to car accidents. The second most common types were utility poles, followed by guard rail/parked vehicle collisions. Nationally, approximately 90% of all auto accidents involved some type of driver error/negligence as a contributing factor.
Driver error may include driver inexperience, distraction, fatigue, or intoxication. Speeding and distracted drivers were common contributors to wrecks throughout the state of New York in 2019. Speeding was the highest contributor to fatalities.
Negligence or fault issues can be complicated, and a skilled New Jersey personal injury lawyer will utilize a number of sources, such as state traffic laws, police reports, and witnesses, to assist you in determining who caused your crash. Causes of collisions where another driver may be at fault include reckless or aggressive driving, failure to obey traffic laws, speeding, and inclement weather. A person who acts negligently while driving may be held accountable for the cost of damages, either to property or person, caused by his/her negligence.
Common injuries that usually result from car accidents may include bone breaks, dislocations, paralysis, whiplash, neck/spinal injuries, brain injuries, and disfigurement. Sometimes, people even lose their lives in car accidents. If someone you love has recently lost their life in an accident, you should contact a wrongful death lawyer in Franklin Borough who can help you recover compensation.
Metro Law is made up of an experienced team of personal injury lawyers who will walk you through where to receive the best and most appropriate medical care, how to properly file an insurance claim with your insurance company or a third-party insurer, and how to fight for full and fair compensation for your damages.
Our firm has big company resources to see you through even the most complicated claims while we provide you with compassionate and personalized attention. We work to make you feel more confident and calm after a disastrous collision. Contact our personal injury attorneys at 800-469-6476.