Monroe, NJ – Teenage Girl Killed in Fatal Crash on S Black Horse Pike

Monroe, NJ – Teenage Girl Killed in Fatal Crash on S Black Horse Pike

Monroe, NJ (July 18, 2023) – A girl from Gloucester County lost her life after being hit by a car while riding her bike on Wednesday evening, July 12. The incident happened in the 300 block of Route 22/South Black Horse Pike in front of a Wawa in Williamstown. 

At approximately 7:00 p.m., Monroe Township Police went to the scene to find the 14-year-old girl with life-threatening injuries. Reports show that she was riding a mountain bike when she attempted to cross Route 322 from the Wawa entrance when she was involved in a collision with a vehicle at the intersection with New Brooklyn Road. 

Authorities say the driver of the vehicle involved in the accident, a 36-year-old man from Williamstown, stayed at the scene and cooperated with police. The teenage girl, age 14, was transported to a nearby hospital and then airlifted to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, where she lost her life. 

Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased young victim at this time.

New Jersey Pedestrian Wrecks

Monroe, NJ - Teenage Girl Killed in Fatal Crash on S Black Horse PikePedestrian accidents can be some of the most dangerous and deadly collisions that happen on American roadways. Due to the fact that pedestrians travel with no protection against large, heavy vehicles when accidents happen, they often sustain severe or even fatal injuries. More than 5,000 pedestrians lose their lives in auto collisions per year in the United States. Sadly, the majority of the pedestrian crashes that happen in the US are caused by the actions of negligent drivers. 

In the past decade, negligent driving has become the most problematic and injurious issue in the United States. Each year, more than 92% of reported auto collisions in the US are caused by drivers who are distracted, intoxicated, fatigued, or speeding. Being hurt in a crash caused by a negligent driver can cost you more time, energy, and money than you have to spend. You may be suffering in numerous ways after being hurt in a crash. Your injuries may be painful and keep you from working, and you could even be stuck in the hospital racking up medical bills and missing much-needed time at work. As a result of all of this, you could be totally overwhelmed and worrying about how you’re going to recover.

A car accident lawyer in Monroe can help you get financial compensation for your losses and damages related to your accident. Medical bills, prescription costs, vehicle repair expenses, pain, suffering, lost wages, emotional turmoil, and other damages are eligible for financial compensation when you file a personal injury claim with a lawyer. 

When you have lost a loved one because of a negligent driver’s careless or reckless actions, a wrongful death attorney in Monroe from the law office of Metro Law can help you get compensation for all of the damages previously mentioned as well as funeral costs, burial expenses, and more. Though all of this may be difficult to consider at a time like this, we can help you protect your best interests so you can financially recover from your loved one’s passing.

Call our law office at (800) 469-6476 to learn more about how you can recover with the help of a lawyer from our law firm.