Monroe, NJ – Woman Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on NJ 42 near Brookdale BlvdNY/NJ Legal News
Monroe, NJ (February 15, 2023) – An elderly woman lost her life on Saturday, February 11, in Monroe Township. According to local news sources, the accident took place at approximately 6:41 p.m.
Reports concerning the incident show it occurred on New Jersey Route 42, also known as North Black Horse Pike, near Brookdale Boulevard. A 33-year-old man from Sicklerville was headed north on the highway in a 2012 Ford Edige when he struck a 2019 GMC Terrian that was entering the roadway from Brookdale Boulevard.
The force of the impact pushed the Ford over the center median, where it struck a 2021 Nissan Rogue in the left turn-only lane on the southbound side of the highway. Police said the GMC’s front seat passenger suffered critical injuries and later lost their life.
The GMC’s driver, an 84-year-old resident of Hammonton, along with two juveniles, were also injured in the accident. Police confirm the driver of the Ford was arrested and charged with assault by automobile and DWI.
No one involved has been identified at this time.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the deceased victim’s family.
New Jersey Car Accidents
Car accidents frequently happen in New Jersey and throughout the country. Millions of traffic collisions are reported each year in the United States. Hundreds of thousands of these take place in the Garden State. On average, tens of thousands are injured in car wrecks per year in New Jersey, and thousands end up losing their lives. In the United States, auto accidents have become the leading cause of death among people ages 15-20.
If you lost someone you love in a car crash caused by negligence, you are probably going through a very difficult time. You may be grieving the loss of your family member while you are forced to worry about how you will pay for the costs related to their crash. If you know their accident was the fault of another person, you should speak with a wrongful death attorney in Monroe about recovering compensation.
Suffering the sudden and wrongful death of someone you love may very well be one of the most difficult things you will ever go through. Allow a reputable and skilled attorney to help you through this trying time by helping you to collect the maximum compensation available for the damages you may have endured. Medical care costs, funeral care, burial costs, and even intangible damages like pain and suffering are eligible for compensation in a wrongful death claim.
Recovering compensation after the untimely death of a beloved family member can be confusing. In order to obtain the optimal outcome for your case, your lawyer will help you prove the following:
- Another person/party owed your family member a duty of care
- That duty of care was breached by recklessness, negligence, or carelessness
- The death of your family member was directly caused by the breach of care
Without the help of an attorney, proving these three points may prove to be a difficult task. A lawyer will gather as much pertinent evidence as possible and successfully preserve and submit it in order for you to be fairly compensated. We are obliged to use our experience and knowledge to help you recover.
In the past four decades, Metro Law has negotiated full and fair settlements from insurance companies for thousands of families. When you hire a lawyer from our firm, we work diligently to secure a favorable deal for you and the people you love.
Call the law office of Metro Law at (800) 469-6476 to speak with a skilled wrongful death attorney in Monroe who can help you recover.