Knowlton, NJ – Major Auto Collision on I-80 near Delaware Water Gap Rest AreaNY/NJ Legal News
Knowlton, NJ (November 24, 2022) – A serious car crash happened on the morning of November 22 in Knowlton. At approximately 10:22 a.m., emergency dispatchers were notified of the car wreck on Interstate 80.
Crews, including police, paramedics, and firefighters, were dispatched to the scene in order to render aid and investigate. The wreck happened on Interstate 80 in the westbound lanes, west of the Delaware Water Gap Rest Area.
One left lane was closed while crews worked in the area. Police asked local drivers to use alternative routes while the wreck site was active with responders.
Authorities in Knowlton continue to investigate the details of the incident. No other information has been released at this time.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims.
New Jersey Auto Accidents
In New Jersey, around 61,000 auto accidents are reported yearly. Sadly, a percentage of these wrecks end in injuries and death for those involved. In New Jersey, Essex County sees more auto accidents than any other county in the state. Throughout the US, each year, about 6 million individuals are hurt in auto accidents yearly. Each day, about 17,000 auto accidents are reported that injure approximately 7,500 people. Tens of thousands of people lose their lives in these wrecks per year. In fact, around 40,000 individuals are killed annually in car wrecks, which is equal to the number of people who are killed due to gun violence every year.
When you or someone you love has sustained a severe injury in an auto accident, you may be dealt an array of difficulties in relation to your wreck. Painful injuries are, unfortunately, expensive and time-consuming. The entire situation could be causing you stress, depression, and anxiety.
All around, a situation of this nature could be keeping you from living a happy, productive life. Not only do you deserve this, but you, at the very least, deserve to be able to successfully recover from your injuries without having to worry about money. This is especially true if your crash was caused by another person’s negligent actions.
Negligent drivers are responsible for the majority of injurious and fatal accidents throughout New Jersey and the entire United States. Currently, distracted driving is the most common type of negligent driving seen throughout the country. This is due to the use of handheld technology. The number of people who choose to text and drive, check their social media, and talk on the phone has skyrocketed in the past ten years.
It can be painful and frustrating to sustain severe injuries due to the actions of another person. While you’re stuck recovering in the hospital, you are most likely unable to work and make a living, meaning you are missing out on much-needed paychecks while the medical bills continue to roll in.
Depending on the details of your wreck, you may be able to file a personal injury claim for financial compensation. If you are under the impression that a negligent driver caused your accident, you should call a personal injury lawyer in New Jersey.
A car crash lawyer in Knowlton from Metro Law will be able to help you file a claim if you believe that your injuries were the result of another driver’s careless actions. Driver intoxication, distraction, and fatigue are all different dangerous forms of negligence that can lead to serious injuries or worse.
You can call our law office at (800) 469-6476 to explore the legal options available to 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.