Newark, NJ – Kenneth L McZorn Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on I-78 near MM 55.2

Newark, NJ – Kenneth L McZorn Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on I-78 near MM 55.2

Newark, NJ (August 24, 2021) – One man has lost his life following a motor vehicle accident in the Newark area on Sunday morning. At around 2:23 a.m., on August 22, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Interstate 78.

Reports from the New Jersey State Police show that two men were pushing a disabled Chevrolet Cavalier on the left side of the interstate when they were struck by a Lexus SUV near mile marker 55.2

Both men were left with severe injuries as a result of the crash. The two victims were rushed to an area hospital. After arriving, authorities confirmed that one of the victims, identified as 34-year-old Kenneth L. McZorn, succumbed to his injuries after arriving. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them at this time. Learning that a loved one lost their life in an accident is truly devastating. Knowing that they lost their life under circumstances that could have been avoided just makes the loss even more unbearable.

Our New Jersey wrongful death attorneys at Metro Law are available 24-hours a day to help bereaved families by answering questions they may have about legal options available to them after enduring the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. Call (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation with our wrongful death attorneys in New Jersey.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey

Newark, NJ - Kenneth L McZorn Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on I-78 near MM 55.2Every year, thousands of pedestrians are injured in traffic-related incidents throughout the state of New Jersey. Although we hope everyone will recover from their injuries, this is not always the case. Hundreds of victims end up dying due to the severity of their injuries.

Motor vehicle accidents throughout New Jersey leave thousands of victims with devastating injuries. Although we want to believe that other people sharing the road have our best interests in mind, this is not always true.

The majority of pedestrian accidents in New Jersey are caused by negligent and reckless drivers. Many pedestrians are injured by drivers who are texting or talking on phones, eating, changing their radios, engaging in conversations with others, or conducting various other reckless and negligent actions.

Losing a loved one under any circumstances comes with overwhelming mental and emotional pain and suffering for surviving relatives. In many cases, families are forced to pay tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses while dealing with a plethora of financial burdens moving forward. When victims lose their lives due to the negligent acts of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in New Jersey as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.

Newark Wrongful Death Lawyers

Metro Law’s pedestrian accident attorneys in Newark fight diligently to protect the legal rights of families across our state. With over 40-years of experience, our team has helped thousands of clients recover after devastating motor vehicle accidents. We strive to ensure those impacted by a tragic loss recover the maximum amount of compensation available for funeral services and more. Call (800) 469-6476 to see how our personal injury attorneys in Newark can help you.

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.