Linden, NJ – Elderly Pedestrian Critical After Being Struck by Car on S. Wood Ave

Linden, NJ – Elderly Pedestrian Critical After Being Struck by Car on S. Wood Ave

Linden, NJ (April 20, 2022) – An elderly local resident is in the hospital recovering from serious injuries he sustained when he was hit by a car as he crossed South Wood Avenue on Tuesday, April 19th. 

According to sources, officers responded at about 6:40 p.m. to the 300th block of South Wood Avenue for reports of a pedestrian injured in a car accident.  

A 2004 Nissan Maxima was heading northbound on South Wood Avenue when it struck a 71-year-old man as he was trying to cross the street. 

The victim was taken by ambulance to Newark University Hospital in serious condition.

The driver of the vehicle, a 25-year-old woman from Carteret, was unharmed during the impact.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Pedestrian Injuries in New Jersey

Linden, NJ - Elderly Pedestrian Critical After Being Struck by Car on S. Wood Ave

Our New Jersey pedestrian injury lawyers understand that the injuries sustained by a pedestrian often impact the rest of their life. Due to this, hurt pedestrians probably have grounds to seek financial compensation for those injuries, provided that their accident was caused by driver negligence.  

Knowing every event that led up to the accident is vital to both attorneys and insurance adjustors in showing driver negligence and moving forward with your New Jersey personal injury claim.  

Linden Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Working with an effective and knowledgeable lawyer after a pedestrian accident will ensure you are able to move forward in the best way possible. Our Linden personal injury attorneys at Metro Law have over four decades of experience helping thousands of families get the justice and compensation they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. 

Our pedestrian accident attorneys in Linden work diligently to ensure families have their legal rights protected so they can move forward after being injured in a serious pedestrian accident.

The attorneys at Metro Law are available 24-hours a day to help victims by answering questions they may have about legal options available to them after being harmed by someone else’s negligence. Contact our New Jersey personal injury lawyers at (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation.  

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.