Monroe, NJ – Richard Lupton Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Malaga Rd

Monroe, NJ – Richard Lupton Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Malaga Rd

Monroe, NJ (November 11, 2022) – A truck driver was killed on Thursday, November 10th near Morgan Road in Gloucester County during a multi-vehicle crash that left another driver badly injured. 

62-year-old Richard Lupton, a resident of the Newport area of Downe Township, was driving a pickup truck towing a trailer eastbound on Malaga Road in Monroe Township when a car veered into oncoming traffic and struck him.  

The impact caused Lupton to swerve into the opposite lane and slam into the driver’s side of an SUV before leaving the roadway and crashing into a tree. 

Lupton died due to the severity of his injuries. 

The driver of the initial striking vehicle, a 30-year-old Camden resident, was med-flighted to Cooper University Hospital in serious condition. 

The driver of the SUV, a 27-year-old woman from Millville, was also hospitalized. Her current condition is unknown. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Richard Lupton, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Multi-Vehicle Crash Injuries in New Jersey

Monroe, NJ - Richard Lupton Killed in Three-Vehicle Crash on Malaga Rd

Accident victims who intend to pursue financial compensation for their injuries can file a personal injury suit against multiple potentially liable parties including all other drivers involved in the incident. Whether the recklessness or negligence of one or more parties leads lead to your car accident, a valid claim for negligence exists.

After being injured in a vehicle accident, you should consult a reputable New Jersey personal injury attorney prior to settling any claim with the other drivers or an insurance provider. Insurance companies employ entire legal teams to work on their behalf and you should do the same. 

Time is also a factor when dealing with car accident claims. New Jersey law states that victims must file their claims against the at-fault parties within two years from the cause of action.  If you fail to file before this deadline, it will result in the forfeiture of your right to compensation. 

Pictures from the crash scene, police crash reports, and eyewitness information are all vital forms of evidence in lawsuits involving motor vehicle accidents. It is also essential for injured victims to maintain detailed records of any medical treatments they received as a result of their injuries, as well as a diary of any conversations they had with other potentially liable parties or insurance adjusters. This type of information will be critical to the success of your lawsuit in the long run. 

If you or a family member were involved in a New Jersey multi-vehicle car accident, you understandably have questions about your rights. You deserve answers from a reputable personal injury lawyer who can give you worthwhile insights specific to your situation.

The Monroe car accident attorneys at Metro Law work hard to make sure families have their legal rights safeguarded and are able to move forward after a serious multi-vehicle crash. Contact our New Jersey law offices by calling (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.