Manchester, NJ – Officer Hospitalized After Car Accident at Commonwealth Blvd and Pemberton StNY/NJ Legal News
Manchester, NJ (October 07, 2021) – An officer was hospitalized after an accident on Thursday, October 7th at the intersection of Pemberton Street and Commonwealth Boulevard.
Police are investigating the cause of the collision between a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt and a Manchester Township Police Ford Explorer. The accident took place at about 8:45 a.m. in the Pine Lake Park neighborhood.
Sources report that the officer was driving west on Commonwealth Boulevard. As he entered the intersection, his car and a Cobalt coming from Pemberton Street collided with one another.
24-year-old Candy Mannix, a resident of Manchester and the driver of the Cobalt, was treated for minor injuries at the scene by Manchester EMS. Mannix said she did not see the police car before she pulled out into the intersection.
The officer, 41-year-old Stephen Hankins was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune for unspecified injuries.
Manchester EMS, as well as the fire department, and Accurate Towing assisted at the scene.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Manchester
Our New York car accident attorneys have decades of experience helping victims who have been severely injured or killed in New York car accidents. Skilled personal injury lawyers understand the long-term effects that injured parties and their families face after a car accident.
Accident victims often sustain devastating injuries, like burns, brain damage, broken bones, internal bleeding, and amputations. These injuries can force victims and their families to endure multiple hardships, such as economic and emotional stress.
Car accidents can also be deadly. Several thousand drivers are killed each year in fatal car accidents in addition to the millions who are injured. New York City has one of the highest rates of fatal car accidents in the country.
Manchester Personal Injury Attorneys
Over the years, Metro Law’s team of responsive and knowledgeable personal injury attorneys in Manchester have helped thousands of claimants get the justice and compensation they deserve for their legal claims. Our team has fought aggressively on behalf of accident victims to ensure their legal rights are protected after being harmed in preventable collisions throughout the state.
Following a serious car accident, victims are hospitalized for several weeks or even months to tend to their injuries. The mental, physical, and financial consequences of collisions are always cumulative. Victims and their families are often forced to suffer through the overwhelming impacts of preventable accidents.
When people sustain injuries in crashes, due to the reckless actions of other drivers, they should contact a car accident attorney in Manchester as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.
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. If you were injured in a collision, through no fault of your own, contact our car accident lawyers in New Jersey at (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help 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.