Newark, NJ – Driver Dead, Passenger Critical After Crash on US Rt 1 & 9 near McClellan St

Newark, NJ – Driver Dead, Passenger Critical After Crash on US Rt 1 & 9 near McClellan St

Newark, NJ (July 11, 2023) – A driver lost their life, and a passenger suffered critical injuries after a two-vehicle collision happened in Newark. Police responded to the scene shortly after the collision occurred at around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, July 9. 

Sources say the collision occurred on Route 1 & 9 North near McClellan Street near the Newark Liberty International Airport. Two vehicles crashed in the area, according to information provided by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. 

Cheikh Faye, 35, of Weehawken, was pronounced deceased on-site just before 4:00 a.m. The passenger present in the vehicle was transported to University Hospital, where they were listed in critical condition as of Monday afternoon, police said. Their name has not been reported at this time. 

No other details have been reported at this time. We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. We hope for the full recovery of the injured party. 

New Jersey Auto Accidents

Newark, NJ - Driver Dead, Passenger Critical After Crash on US Rt 1 & 9 near McClellan StCar accidents can result in severe or even fatal injuries for people involved in them. Some common injuries that often happen in car wrecks include severe whiplash, broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and brain injuries. These types of injuries can have lasting effects on victims and their family members, and may even affect an individual for the rest of their life. Sadly, some people may never fully recover from their injuries and suffer from debilitating consequences that keep them from living their life the way they once did before their wreck. 

Unfortunately, the majority of car crashes in the state of New Jersey and throughout the United States happen due to the actions of drivers who choose to operate their vehicles in a careless, reckless, or negligent manner. You or someone you love may have been severely affected by the negligence of another person who chose to drive while distracted, intoxicated, fatigued, or while traveling at an unsafe speed that was either too fast or too slow. If you know that you were injured by another person’s negligent actions, you should contact a personal injury attorney who can help you recover. 

The personal injury lawyers in Newark at Metro Law have decades of experience helping injured crash victims recover from their accidents and the injuries that resulted from them. We take pride in helping those who have been negatively affected by other people’s negligent actions. We know that you deserve to be able to recover from the damages that resulted from your accident without worrying about money. You may be eligible to collect financial compensation for lost wages, vehicle repairs, medical bills, and more when you work with a skilled lawyer. Call Metro Law at (800) 469-6476 to talk to a skilled car accident lawyer regarding your claim.