Howell Twp, NJ – One Life Taken by Crash on Lanes Mill Rd near Lanes Pond Rd, Four InjuredNY/NJ Legal News
Howell Twp, NJ (September 7, 2023) – A man from Lakewood, age 51, lost his life in a collision while four others sustained injuries in Howell Township. Reports show the incident occurred just after 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 6.
The wreck was reported on Lanes Mill Road near Lanes Pond Road when an SUV was heading east. The man was operating the vehicle when he left the roadway while attempting to negotiate a curve and struck a concrete mailbox.
The collision forced the SUV to spin around, hit a brick wall, and turn over. The driver became trapped inside the vehicle where he lost his life at the scene. Two children and two adults inside the vehicle at the time of the collision sustained injuries. They were transported to an area medical center for treatment.
The identities of the involved individuals have not been reported at this time.
Police continue to investigate.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. We hope for the quick and complete recovery of the injured victims.
New Jersey Car Wrecks
Road collisions have become a frequent and problematic issue across the nation. In fact, car crashes are a common cause of fatalities among individuals across the US. Statistics show that individuals aged 15-20 most often suffer injuries or lose their lives in car crashes in the United States. More than 40,000 lives are cut short yearly in the US, and approximately 6 million collisions occur per year. The statistics are alarming, especially when we consider the main cause of car wrecks that happen across the nation. Driver negligence has risen to the top of the list of reasons that car crashes take place in the US. Things like driver distraction, intoxication, speeding, and fatigue cause millions of vehicle accidents every single year.
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