Newark, NJ – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle at McClellan St & Frelinghuysen Ave

Newark, NJ – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle at McClellan St & Frelinghuysen Ave

Newark, NJ (July 23, 2021) – A pedestrian accident reported in the Dayton section of Newark sent one person to a local hospital with injuries. At approximately 5:10 a.m., on July 20, emergency crews were notified that a crash took place on McClellan Street.

Reports from local authorities show that a pedestrian was traveling in the area of McClellan Street and Frelinghuysen Avenue when they were struck by a vehicle.

The victim suffered injuries in the accident. Medics responded to the scene and treated the victim before transporting them to a local hospital for further care. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.


Our thoughts are with those harmed in this accident and their family at this time. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident in New York or New Jersey, it is crucial that you speak with a knowledgeable personal injury attorney as soon as possible to ensure your legal rights are protected.

Our New Jersey personal injury attorneys at Metro Law are available 24-hours a day to discuss your accident to determine what legal options are available for you to pursue. Contact our law firm today at (800) 469-6476 to be connected with an attorney to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience. Our team at is dedicated to helping you recover after being injured.

Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey

Newark, NJ – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle at McClellan St & Frelinghuysen AveRegardless of the number of safety measures instilled throughout the state of New Jersey to protect pedestrians, we continue to see them victimized at an alarming rate. In fact, hundreds of pedestrians are left with critical and life-altering injuries after motor vehicle accidents throughout our state each year. In many cases, victims suffer broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, and other life-altering injuries that negatively impact their ability to work or perform various tasks.

Even though pedestrians are often careful while traveling, they are victimized regularly by drivers who engage in reckless actions. Some of the leading causes of pedestrian accidents in our state include:

  • Drivers who are texting
  • Drivers who are drunk
  • Drivers who are under the influence of drugs
  • Drivers who are speeding
  • Drivers who fail to yield the right of way.

These acts of negligence continue to harm innocent victims across our state daily. When people are injured in accidents, due to the reckless actions of drivers, it is imperative that they reach out to a pedestrian accident attorney in New Jersey as soon as possible.

Victims who are hurt in crashes caused by negligent drivers are better positioned to get justice and recover compensation following their accidents when they retain the guidance of a qualified personal injury attorney early on. With over 40-years of experience, our team at Metro Law has helped thousands of victims recover after devastating motor vehicle accidents. We strive to help those harmed collect full and fair compensation for medical treatment, lost wages, and more. If you were injured in an accident, due to another person’s negligence, contact our personal injury attorneys in New Jersey at (800) 469-6476 to see how we 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.