Little Egg Harbor, NJ – Michelle Ross, Cortney Downey Killed in Head-On Crash on Garden State Pkwy

Little Egg Harbor, NJ – Michelle Ross, Cortney Downey Killed in Head-On Crash on Garden State Pkwy

Little Egg Harbor, NJ (October 25, 2022) – On Saturday, October 22nd, New Jersey State Troopers responded to the scene of a fatal collision on the Garden State Parkway at about 9:20 p.m. 

The incident occurred in the southbound lanes near mile marker 59.3 in Litte Egg Harbor Township. 

An investigation determined that 50-year-old Michelle L. Ross, a resident of Asheville, NC was driving a 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander when she was involved in a head-on collision with a Toyota Corolla being driven by 32-year-old Cortney L. Downey, a resident of Northfield.   

The force of the impact caused the Mitsubishi to overturn. 

Both drivers were fatally injured. No further details have been released. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.

Head-On Crashes in New Jersey

Little Egg Harbor, NJ - Ross, Downey Killed in Head-On Crash on Garden State Pky Near MM 59.3

If you sustained a significant injury or a family member was killed in a New Jersey wrong-way crash, you need a lawyer with decades of experience in handling these kinds of cases.

Statistics supplied by the Department of Transportation in 2021 indicate that more than almost 43,000 people were killed in car accidents. 10% of those deaths were the result of wrong-way drivers. 

Someone is, of course, liable, for your wrong-way accident injuries and other related damages, and determining who requires a qualified, experienced attorney who knows the most straightforward path to recover the compensation you deserve.

In order to figure out why your head-on crash took place, it could be necessary to employ the services of trained crash scene investigators, engineering and manufacturing experts, and experienced personal injury lawyers. This is due to the fact that determining the at-fault party in a head-on crash is often a complicated process. 

If you were injured in a collision, through no fault of your own, contact the Little Egg Harbor car accident lawyers at Metro Law in New Jersey by calling (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help you.

Our team works diligently to help victims hold those at fault accountable and collect the maximum amount of compensation for medical treatment, lost wages, and various other damages resulting from their accidents.

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.