New Brunswick, NJ – Maria Passalaris Loses Life in Wreck on Hwy 1 near Ridge Rd

New Brunswick, NJ – Maria Passalaris Loses Life in Wreck on Hwy 1 near Ridge Rd

New Brunswick, NJ (April 18, 2024) – One woman lost her life in a traffic collision that happened in New Brunswick on April 12. Reports concerning the accident show it occurred on Highway 1 near Princeton. The victim was identified as 25-year-old Maria Passalaris. The incident involved five vehicles, including a tractor-trailer that caused the crash that occurred near Ridge Road. The semi-truck was transporting a concrete slab when it struck a van at an intersection, causing both vehicles to catch fire. The van then struck two other vehicles. The van was owned by Community Options, an Organization out of Princeton that provides day programs to people with disabilities. The driver of the tractor-trailer was treated for minor injuries at an area hospital. 

Police in New Brunswick continue to investigate. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.

New Jersey Traffic Accidents

New Brunswick, NJ - Maria Passalaris Loses Life in Wreck on Hwy 1 near Ridge RdCar accidents are one of the main causes of death among individuals in the Garden State. Yearly, countless people end up suffering injuries that eventually cause them to lose their lives due to auto collisions in New Jersey. Some of these injuries include brain injuries and spinal cord injuries. 

Car crashes occur throughout the state of New Jersey at an alarming rate. Every year, hundreds of thousands of collisions occur there. These wrecks occur under countless circumstances, however, the majority of them are caused by negligent driving. Some common forms of negligent driving include ignoring traffic signals and stop signs, improper turns, failing to yield, and behaviors such as distraction, intoxication, and speeding.

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Turn to the skilled attorneys at the personal injury law office of Metro Law if you have recently lost someone you love due to the negligent actions of another person. Our team of lawyers have worked for decades to help crash victims and their loved ones recover in numerous ways. We will stop at nothing to get you the financial compensation and justice you deserve during this difficult time in your life.

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