Howell, N.J. – Pedestrian Hit and Killed in Accident on Route 9

Howell, N.J. – Pedestrian Hit and Killed in Accident on Route 9

Howell, N.J. (June 5, 2019) – A man from Toms River has been identified as the pedestrian who was hit and killed in an accident that occurred earlier this week, according to police. The fatal New Jersey pedestrian accident occurred on Tuesday, around 11:21 p.m., on Route 9 just south of Kent Road.

Police say that the victim, identified as 48-year-old Cormic A. McClusky, was attempting to cross the eastbound side of Route 9 when he was hit by a southbound 2009 Subaru Legacy, which was being driven by 43-year-old Robert Velazquez, who is also from Toms River. Police say that McCluskey had climbed over a cement barrier that separated the north and southbound lanes before the accident occurred.

Emergency crews responded to the accident and assessed McCluskey. However, he was pronounced deceased at 11:45 p.m. Velazquez was uninjured due to the accident, which is still under investigation at this time.

We would like to extend our condolences to the family who has lost their loved one in this terrible accident. It is always difficult to lose someone you love so suddenly, and so we hope that you may be able to find peace and love as you begin to heal.

When a Pedestrian Accident Occurs

Pedestrian accidents will often end with serious injures on the part of the pedestrian. These injuries can range from crushing injuries to severe bleeding and even head injuries. Pedestrian accidents need to be attended to quickly to ensure that the pedestrian is taken care of as soon as possible, which can help to lessen the lasting effects of these injuries. Following a pedestrian accident, it’s important for a victim to seek the proper legal help to ensure that they are taken care of after they get out of the hospital. At the Law Offices of Robert A. Solomon of Metro Law, we are ready to provide you the help you need to get you the compensation you are in need of following your accident to ensure that you won’t be financially destitute. Call our office today to see how we can help you at (800) 469-6476.