Jersey City, NJ – Pedestrian Hurt in Accident on Newark Ave near Coles StNY/NJ Legal News
Jersey City, NJ (May 16, 2023) – A hit-and-run crash seriously injured one person in Jersey City on Monday, May 15. Prosecutors said that at approximately 12:00 a.m., a pedestrian was struck on Newark Avenue.
The Jersey City Police Department reports that the wreck occurred on Newark Avenue in the area of Coles Street, a very busy area.
Police found a resident of Jersey City, age 35, at the intersection with serious injuries. The vehicle fled the scene without stopping to render aid.
The injured victim was transported by paramedics to the Jersey Medical Center, where he remains in critical but stable condition.
The Jersey City Police Department and the Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit are currently investigating.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured party.
New Jersey Car Accidents
Usually, when crashes involving multiple vehicles occur, many individuals sustain injuries and property damage. If you are a responsible driver, then it is possible that you will not be held responsible for the crash you were injured in. You may qualify for financial compensation for the damages and losses you sustain in relation to your accident. The driver who caused your crash may owe you compensation as well as their insurance company.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that there has been an 11% increase in the number of car crashes in the US since 2015. The population in America continues to rise, as does the number of reckless, careless, and otherwise negligent drivers. The overcrowded roadways in New Jersey are one of the many reasons why you should work with a car crash lawyer in the aftermath of your collision.
Driver negligence has become a prevalent issue throughout the country, causing millions of accidents per year. Reports concerning how and why accidents occur in the US show that over 90% of traffic collisions happen due to the actions of negligent drivers. Drivers who choose to act negligently do so in many ways, including driving while over-tired, intoxicated, distracted, or at unsafe speeds.
Our law firm fights on behalf of our injured clients who have been victimized by the actions of negligent drivers. We work hard to guard the legal rights of our clients and help them get the justice they need and deserve. After a multi-vehicle accident that caused you or someone you love to become seriously injured, contact a car accident lawyer in Jersey City at (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help you. We work on contingency, which means we charge nothing up-front or out-of-pocket. We only get paid if you’re able to receive full and fair financial compensation for the losses and damages you have endured in relation to your recent accident.