Glen Rock, NJ – Pedestrian Run Down by Cyclist on Fairview AveNY/NJ Legal News
Glen Rock, NJ (September 09, 2019) – A pedestrian was struck by a bike rider the day after local police in Ridgewood warned of a potential disruptive “ride out” that was planned for that day.
A woman from Hawthorne was on foot near Fairview Avenue on Saturday, September 7th at about 2:30 in the afternoon when she was struck and knocked down by a male riding a bicycle.
She was treated for injuries at the scene.
According to a statement given by the victim, the male was part of a larger group of approximately 30 cyclists, most of whom she said seemed to be juveniles.
So far the authorities have been unable to locate the offender.
No further information is available at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian-Involved Accidents in Glen Rock
With every seven minutes that passes, a pedestrian in New Jersey will be hit by a car and left with significant injuries. With every two hours that passes, a pedestrian will be fatally struck. The percentage of deadly car accidents in which a pedestrian is involved has been increasing with every passing year since 2003. The majority of these pedestrian-involved accidents occur at nighttime in metropolitan areas.
If you have been involved in any type of accident, it is in your best interest to confer with a personal injury attorney before you speak to anyone else. The driver’s insurance company will typically try to get you to settle the claim for the smallest amount of money possible. Your personal injury attorney will have the skill and the knowledge to make sure you don’t get taken advantage of.
If you or someone you love has been injured or killed in a pedestrian-involved accident then you may have a right to financial compensation to cover any damages such as hospital bills, lost wages due to time away from work, pain and suffering, or even wrongful death. Here at Metro Law, we will stand by your side throughout your case and make sure your rights are protected. For a free consultation regarding your case, call us today at (800) 469-6476 and find out what we can do for 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.