Hackensack, NJ – Pedestrian Struck by Semi, Injured on Rt 17
Hackensack, NJ (May 16, 2023) – A pedestrian was sent to the hospital after a tractor-trailer hit them in Hackensack. The crash happened at around 11:30 p.m. on Monday, May 15.
Reports from authorities show that the incident occurred on Route 17. The pedestrian was found conscious and alert in a passenger vehicle pulled over to the shoulder of the highway.
The tractor-trailer driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with authorities. Responders remained at the scene for an extended period of time, causing traffic delays to occur.
Paramedics transported the injured victim to the University Medical Center with injuries. Their identity has not been reported at this time.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim.
New Jersey Pedestrian Accidents
Regardless of the many safety rules implemented to prevent pedestrian accidents from taking place, pedestrians are still injured at an alarming rate in New Jersey. Countless people are struck by vehicles each year in New Jersey. Unfortunately, some of these people end up sustaining injuries so severe they lose their lives.
Our Hackensack pedestrian crash attorneys are well aware of the issues you may be dealing with after your crash if you were hurt in a pedestrian accident. A severe accident may be detrimental to your health and well-being in several ways, including physical, emotional, and financial. You may be suffering from injuries like broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and more.
Depending on how your collision occurred, you may be stuck recovering in the hospital while you’re unable to return to work and make a living. This is stressful and overwhelming and may be financially difficult.
If you know that another person’s negligent actions resulted in your injuries, talking to a lawyer as soon as you can is a smart move. Working with a skilled attorney after your collision can help preserve your legal rights and get you the money you need to recover. Our personal injury attorneys from Metro Law have over forty years of skilled legal experience helping injured accident victims get the compensation and justice they are entitled to.
Our team of skilled lawyers works around the clock to preserve the legal rights of our clients and aggressively negotiate full and fair settlements from the insurance company. Regrettably, insurance companies are only out to make money and do not uphold your best interests. Adjusters are instructed to contact you at your most ‘vulnerable’ – in the days and weeks after your crash, where you may be more likely to settle for less compensation than you deserve.
Contact Metro Law as soon as possible to learn more about what we can do for you. You can call our office at (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation.