Paramus, NJ – Four Injured in Collision Involving Overturned Dump Truck on Rt 17NY/NJ Legal News
Paramus, NJ (March 09, 2022) – Four victims are in the hospital after a multi-vehicle collision involving a dump truck that left debris, spilled gravel, and fluid all over a snow-covered Route 17 on Wednesday, March 9th.
The overturned truck also took a portion out of the highway divider during the crash which took place at about 1:00 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Route 17 near Ridgewood Avenue in Paramus.
Three heavily-damaged smaller vehicles had to be towed from the scene while responders called in heavy-duty wreckers to upright the dump truck.
According to sources, some vehicles in the northbound lanes were struck with fragments of the divider.
Three victims were transported to Valley Hospital in Ridgewood. A victim that endured more serious injuries was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Commercial Truck Accidents in New Jersey
Commercial truck accidents typically cause significant injuries. To ensure that the victims of these accidents are fairly compensated, proper legal representation is necessary.
Depending on the type of truck that caused your accident, there are many safety ordinances that might apply. Additionally, there are multiple regulations that apply to the drivers themselves, such as mandatory drug testing, medical examinations, and restrictions on the number of consecutive hours they are allowed to work.
If you or a relative were hurt or killed in a commercial truck accident, you need to employ a New Jersey truck accident lawyer with extensive experience in applying all relevant regulations and laws to your claim.
Paramus Commercial Truck Accident Lawyers
After being involved in an accident, many victims are overcome by fear, confusion, and helplessness. In order to deal with the mental, physical, and financial consequences victims face moving forward, New York provides victims with the ability to file legal claims against the at-fault parties.
These claims, filed in civil courts, enable victims to recover compensation to cover the costs of medical treatment, repairs, and lost wages. When victims sustain injuries in collisions as a result of other drivers’ actions, they should contact a Paramus commercial truck accident attorney as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.
Working with an attorney in the aftermath of your accident is your best bet at recovering the maximum amount of compensation available for your legal claim. Our team at Metro Law is well-versed in handling personal injury claims surrounding motor vehicle accidents for victims.
Our team of personal injury lawyers in Paramus has helped numerous victims collect millions of dollars for their claims. Our knowledge of personal injury laws enables us to provide an aggressive and responsive legal representation to those in need. We stop at nothing to ensure our clients are in the best position imaginable moving forward after being injured in a preventable collision in the state of New York or New Jersey.
If you were injured in an accident, and you believe negligence played a role, contact our New Jersey commercial truck accident attorneys at (800) 469-6478 to see what legal options are available for 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.