North Plainfield, NJ – Woman, Boy Struck by Hit & Run Driver at Mountain Ave & Jeffries PlaceNY/NJ Legal News
North Plainfield, NJ (November 2, 2022) – A woman and a young boy were trick-or-treating on Monday night when they were struck by a hit-and-run driver in North Plainfield. The pair were struck at around 6:20 p.m.
Reports indicate that the 21-year-old woman and 6-year-old boy were attempting to cross at the intersection of Mountain Avenue and Jeffries Place when they were struck by a driver who then fled the scene without stopping to render aid.
Both victims were transported to a local trauma center to be treated for the injuries they sustained in the collision. The relationship between the victims has not been reported at this time.
Authorities in North Plainfield continue to investigate the details of the incident.
Nothing further has been reported at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured woman and child at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
New Jersey Pedestrian Crashes
Pedestrian accidents happen in New Jersey frequently. A report conducted by Smart Growth America reveals that pedestrian deaths continue to rise, especially in the past decade. In 2021, in New Jersey, over 200 people lost their lives due to pedestrian collisions. This is the largest number of pedestrians killed in the Garden State in 30 years.
Sadly, pedestrians are usually hurt by drivers who are acting negligently. When you or someone you love has been hurt by the actions of a negligent driver, contacting a pedestrian crash attorney should be one of the first steps you take after your accident.
The North Plainfield pedestrian accident attorneys at Metro Law have worked on behalf of injured accident victims to help them get the financial compensation they need for decades. We fully believe that injured crash victims should not have to pay for the injuries they sustain, especially if they happened by no fault of their own. By contacting an experienced personal injury lawyer, you may be able to get help paying for the costs related to your accident, as well as other damages like pain, suffering, and more.
Our skilled attorneys will negotiate a full and fair settlement from the insurance companies for you so you can get your life back on track. At Metro Law, we have decades of experience helping injured crash victims recover in more ways than one. You deserve to be able to focus on your mental and physical health while we take care of the financial aspect of things.
Call Metro Law at (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation.
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.