Paterson, NJ – Justin Moyett Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Accident on Rt 80 near milepost 58.7NY/NJ Legal News
Paterson, NJ (August 2, 2023) – A man from Passaic County lost his life in a motorcycle accident that occurred on an interstate in Paterson. The victim was identified as 27-year-old Justin Moyett of Little Falls.
Moyett was traveling on Interstate 80 near milepost 58.7 when he was involved in a motorcycle crash that caused him to be ejected from his bike. He was then struck by a passing vehicle and suffered fatal injuries.
The driver of the vehicle sustained no injuries in the accident. Three left lanes of Interstate 80 were blocked for approximately three hours while crews worked in the area. Major traffic congestion resulted due to the lane closures.
Police in Paterson continue to investigate the details of the accident.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Justin Moyett at this time.
New Jersey Motorcycle Crashes
In the state of New Jersey, traffic collisions happen daily. In fact, hundreds of crashes are reported each day that end in injuries and even death for those involved. Every year, approximately 60,000 collisions are reported across the Garden State. Of these wrecks, a percentage involve motorcycles. Unfortunately, when motorcycles become involved in traffic accidents, motorcyclists are often seriously injured. Sometimes, they even sustain injuries that end up being fatal. Unfortunately, the majority of motorcycle collisions happen due to the actions of negligent drivers.
Driver negligence is a dangerous and severe issue, happening across the United States at alarming rates. In New Jersey, distracted drivers are the main reason auto collisions occur. Other common causes of car wrecks include speeding, intoxication and fatigue. Millions of car accidents occur every single year across the nation due to these types of negligence, among others.
If you or a beloved member of your family has recently been hurt in a motorcycle collision caused by driver negligence, you deserve to make a full recovery without having to worry about your finances. Especially if you are stuck in the hospital or at home and unable to work and make a living, you may be worrying about money during this difficult time. Not only may you be stressed out about money, but you may be dealing with painful injuries and emotional turmoil stemming from your memories of the crash. All of these issues and more may be eligible for financial compensation when you work with a motorcycle crash lawyer in Paterson.
If you have lost someone you love in a car crash caused by a negligent driver, a wrongful death attorney can help you get compensation for funeral costs and other damages.
A lawyer can aid you on your path to recovery in several ways. When you work with an attorney and file a personal injury claim for financial compensation, you may be able to gather compensation for lost wages, vehicle repairs, medical bills, pain, suffering, and more. All of the economic and non-economic damages that were caused by your crash are eligible for compensation, especially if you know a negligent driver caused your collision.
Call the auto accident lawyers at the law office of Metro Law as soon as you can to talk to an attorney about your legal rights and options. Driver negligence is illegal, and those who have been victimized by negligent drivers deserve to be able to recover financially without incident. Contact our law firm at (800) 469-6476 to learn more.