Newark, NJ – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle at Springfield Ave & S 15th StNY/NJ Legal News
Newark, NJ (May 20, 2021) – An auto accident on the West Side of Newark left one person injured. Just after 3 p.m., on May 20, emergency crews were notified that a crash took place on Springfield Avenue.
Reports from local authorities show that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the vicinity of Springfield Avenue and South 15th Street during the afternoon hours.
The victim was injured. Medics responded to the scene of the accident and rendered aid to 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 MetroLaw.com is dedicated to helping you recover after being injured.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
Regardless 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.
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. Given the fact that pedestrians are more vulnerable to vehicles in collisions, they are more likely to suffer critical and life-threatening injuries. In many instances, victims are left with neck and back injuries, TBIs, and other devastating injuries that require extensive medical treatment. In some cases, victims can reach out to a pedestrian accident attorney in New Jersey to protect their legal rights.
Working with a skilled and aggressive legal team in the aftermath of your accident is your best bet for maximizing your recovery after being injured in an accident resulting from negligence. 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 in New Jersey 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 (973) 721-9984 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.