Hawthorne, NJ – Pedestrian Injured in Collision on Lafayette Ave

Hawthorne, NJ – Pedestrian Injured in Collision on Lafayette Ave

Hawthorne, NJ (November 8, 2019) – On November 7, at approximately 8:45 p.m., authorities responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Lafayette Avenue.

According to reports, 82-year-old Ronald Van Slooten was traveling, by foot, along the roadway when he was struck by a motor vehicle near Llewelyn Avenue.

The victim was thrown into the windshield of the 2013 Subaru Impreza that struck him.

Van Slooten sustained critical injuries and was rushed to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson for treatment.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene of the accident.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Ronald Van Slooten and his family at this time.

Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey

Hawthorne, NJ – Pedestrian Injured in Collision on Lafayette AveEvery year, over 1000 pedestrians are injured in motor vehicle accidents across New Jersey. In some cases, victims are injured in accidents as the result of another driver’s negligent or reckless actions. When victims are injured by others, they may be able to reach out to a pedestrian accident attorney in New Jersey to protect their legal rights.

Over the years, Metro Law’s personal injury attorneys in New Jersey have helped thousands of victims maximize their legal claims after being harmed by others. We believe victims deserve to collect full and fair compensation from those at fault. If you were injured in an accident, due to another driver’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in New Jersey at (800) 469-6476 to get help with your claim.

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.