Hasbrouck Heights, NJ – One Killed in Pedestrian Accident on NJ-17NY/NJ Legal News
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ (November 9, 2020) – An auto accident reported in Bergen County claimed one person’s life on Saturday evening. At approximately 10 p.m., on November 7, the New Jersey State Police responded to the scene of a crash on New Jersey State Route 17.
Reports show that a 20-year-old exited the Fiesta in Wood-Ridge after attending a wedding. Upon entering New Jersey State Route 17, they were struck by a red sedan.
The pedestrian was fatally injured in the crash. Authorities responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Fatal Accident Investigations Unit is currently investigating the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them at this time. Learning that a loved one lost their life in an accident is truly devastating. Knowing that they lost their life under circumstances that could have been avoided just makes the loss even more unbearable.
Our New Jersey wrongful death attorneys at Metro Law are available 24-hours a day to help bereaved families by answering questions they may have about legal options available to them after enduring the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. Call (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation with our wrongful death attorneys in New Jersey.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
There are numerous instances where people head out to their destination on foot. Although we hope to make it without any issues, there are many people who lose their lives due to the actions of other motorists sharing the road. In fact, the majority of pedestrian accidents in our state are caused by human error. Motor vehicle accidents often have a devastating impact on families throughout our state. These incidents claim the lives of more than 150 pedestrians each year in New Jersey. When victims are tragically killed in collisions, due to the reckless actions of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in New Jersey to protect their legal rights.
Losing a loved one under any circumstances comes with overwhelming mental and emotional pain and suffering for surviving relatives. In many cases, families are forced to pay tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses while dealing with a plethora of financial burdens moving forward. Although no amount of compensation can ever make us whole again after a tragic loss, having the financial resources available to cover the costs families face moving forward can help alleviate the mental and emotional strains related to coming up with the money to cover unanticipated expenses moving forward.
Working with a legal team that is competent, effective, and compassionate will ensure your family is in the best position possible moving forward after an unexpected loss. Metro Law’s accident lawyers understand the difficulties families endure after losing their loved ones. Our proven pedestrian accident attorneys in New Jersey fight diligently to protect the legal rights of families across our state. We strive to ensure those impacted by a tragic loss recover the maximum amount of compensation available for funeral services and more. Call (800) 469-6476 to see how our personal injury attorneys in New Jersey can help 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.