Newark, NJ – Vehicle Collision with Injuries Reported on Broad St near Prudential DrNY/NJ Legal News
Newark, NJ (December 27, 2022) – A traffic accident reported in the South Broad Valley neighborhood of Newark sent at least one person to an area hospital with injuries. On December 25, the Newark Police Department responded to the scene of a crash that took place on Broad Street.
At around 6:20 p.m., a collision between vehicles blocked Broad Street in the area near Prudential Drive. The incident blocked the road, causing delays throughout the area.
The Newark Police Department and area firefighters responded to the scene to provide assistance. Emergency personnel blocked off multiple lanes throughout the area as they worked to clear the roadway.
At least one person suffered injuries due to the crash and was transported to a local hospital.
The police department is currently investigating the accident.
We hope the injured victims are able to recover quickly following this accident.
Car Accidents in New Jersey
Every year, tens of thousands of people are hurt as a result of crashes that take place in the state of New Jersey. There are many cases where innocent people are harmed due to the negligent and reckless actions of other drivers. In New Jersey, the all-time leading cause of traffic crashes that we see is distracted driving. There are various types of distractions that lead to traffic accidents taking place in our state. Some of the most common include:
- The use of cell phones and other electronic devices
- Eating or drinking while driving
- Talking to passengers
- Smoking while driving
- Distracted pedestrians or cyclists
In addition to distractions, we also see many accidents take place as a result of drivers who are impaired, speeding, and those who failed to yield the right-of-way to others. No matter the cause of your accident, if you suffered injuries due to another person’s negligence, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. A car accident lawyer in Newark can help you seek financial compensation for some of the damages in the losses that you face.
It is important that you seek legal guidance right away. Taking action quickly after an accident can help to ensure that you are in the best position possible to recover financial compensation for the damages and losses that you face. This includes recovering compensation for:
- Medical expenses: This includes past and future expenses for treatment, therapy, hospitalization, and any other medical care related to the accident.
- Lost wages: If the accident has caused you to miss work, you can recover your lost wages as well as any future earnings that may be impacted by your injuries.
- Pain and suffering: This is a type of non-economic damage that takes into account the physical pain and emotional anguish caused by the accident and your injuries.
- Property damage: If the accident has damaged your vehicle or any other personal property, you can recover the cost of repairs or replacement.
- Punitive damages: In some cases, punitive damages may be available if the defendant’s actions were particularly reckless.
If you have been hurt in a car crash, we at Metro Law hope that you find the justice and compensation that you deserve. Our experienced New Jersey car accident lawyers are here to provide assistance moving forward. Our personal injury lawyers provide a free consultation, so we can meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your case. Call our law firm today 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 identify any false information in the story or want the post 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. We hope awareness of these dangers allows our community to take precautions and avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business. This information is not 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.