Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ – Luis Ramirez-Cano Killed, Several Injured in Crash on I-80 W near milepost 43.8NY/NJ Legal News
Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ (February 6, 2023) – An early morning traffic accident in Parsippany-Troy Hills took the life of one man, identified as Luis Ramirez-Cano, 29. Several others sustained injuries, sources said.
The two-car accident took place at approximately 2:41 a.m. on February 5. Reports indicate the wreck occurred on Interstate 80 near milepost 43.8. New Jersey State Police responded to the scene along with fire crews and paramedics.
A preliminary investigation revealed a Chevy Corvette, driven by Ramirez-Cano, was headed north on I-287 when it entered I-80 from a westbound ramp. The Corvette was then struck by a Lexus RX3, ejecting Ramirez-Cano from the vehicle. He sustained fatal injuries in the wreck.
The victim, identified as a Bogota resident, was pronounced deceased on-site. A passenger present in the Corvette at the time of the crash was transported to Morristown Medical Center in critical condition, according to information from state police.
The driver of the Lexus sustained minor injuries in the accident, as well as a passenger present in the Lexus at the time. The passenger was transported to Saint Clare’s Hospital in Denville with non-life-threatening injuries.
The investigation into the details of the crash continues.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
New Jersey Car Accidents
Fatal car crashes have been happening more frequently in New Jersey in recent years, according to information from state data. In 2022, 700 people lost their lives in car wrecks throughout the state, up from 697 the previous year. Both years show an approximately 20% increase from 2020. The main reason auto accidents occur in New Jersey is intoxicated driving. Drunk/high driving is one of the most dangerous forms of driver negligence. More than 10,000 people lose their lives per year in the United States due to the actions of intoxicated drivers.
Being hurt in a car crash can be a devastating and overwhelming experience. The only thing worse than sustaining serious injuries in a car accident is losing someone you love. When we lose people we love, it can feel like our entire worlds have stopped. It may be difficult to think about or do anything else. However, when you lose a loved one in an accident, it is important to determine how the accident occurred. Especially if you think the negligence of another person contributed to the cause.
If you are under the impression that you lost your loved one in a car accident caused by a negligent driver, you should contact a lawyer as soon as you can. A wrongful death lawyer in Parsippany-Troy Hills can help you file a wrongful death claim for compensation. Compensation can cover the costs related to the passing of your loved one, like funeral expenses, outstanding medical bills, and even non-economic damages like pain, suffering, and more.
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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.