Newark, NJ – Accident SB on NJ TNPK near Airport

Newark, NJ – Accident SB on NJ TNPK near Airport

Newark, NJ (January 25, 2023) – On early Tuesday morning, January 24, 2023, a motor vehicle was turned over onto its side in an accident. The driver was on the southbound side of the New Jersey Turnpike. The accident occurred near the Newark International Airport, according to New Jersey Authorities.  

The scene of the accident was visited by emergency responders. 

This accident took place just north of Interchange 14 with Interstate 78 and U.S. Highway 1 & 9 in Newark, on the southbound lanes of the turnpike’s inner roadway. A few minutes after 8:00 a.m., 511NJ reported the incident.

The vehicle turned on its side has not been identified. The total number of vehicles involved in the wreck has not been disclosed. It is also unknown what the medical conditions of those involved in the accident were. 

There has been no announcement updating the public as to what caused the wreck on the New Jersey Turnpike. 

Due to the results of the accident, one left lane of the three southbound lanes was blocked. The blockages caused delays for other drivers on the turnpike for a period of time. 

Our thoughts are with those affected by this accident. 

New Jersey Accident Statistics

Newark, NJ-Accident SB on NJ TNPK near Airport

New Jersey had almost 277,000 automobile accidents in 2022. Five hundred and twenty-four of the injuries sustained by accident victims were fatal. County roads were involved in almost 171,000 of these accidents. New Jersey highways and intersections are the most common places for automobile accidents and injuries caused by accidents. Collisions also tend to occur more frequently due to high amounts of traffic congestion. 

A national insurance company conducted a new study that actually ranked New Jersey second to worst in the country in terms of its driving safety. The New Jersey State Police reports that for every 670 reported fatal accidents,  nearly 740 people are reported dead.

New Jersey faces factors like distracted drivers, who have become more prevalent in the state in recent years. Drivers using items like handheld devices and handS-free cell phones are a major cause of today’s accidents in New Jersey. Unsafe driving is also caused by impaired driving, which has seen recent increases too.  

The victim of an automobile injury accident or the victim’s family may have legal options that apply to their case. It is often helpful for you and your family to have a New Jersey auto accident attorney working on your side to ensure a desired outcome for everyone.

Our auto accident attorneys at Metro Law can assist clients with medical bills when they are involved in a collision. Furthermore, they can assist you in recovering property damage, lost wages, and other losses resulting from accidents.

We at Metro Law are committed to protecting the legal rights of your family after an auto accident. To achieve justice, we provide consistent guidance and advice to our clients throughout the legal process. Our firm’s mission is to help families make informed decisions about their legal matters. Start the process of moving forward from the accident today by calling Metro Law at 800-469-6476.

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.