Pennsauken, NJ – Serious Injuries Result from 4-Car Accident on Rt 130 S near Drexel AveNY/NJ Legal News
Pennsauken, NJ (August 9, 2023) – A four-car accident occurred in Pennsauken on Tuesday afternoon, August 8. Police report that one of the drivers involved was apparently under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Reports show the wreck occurred just before 1:00 p.m. near Drexel Avenue on Route 130. Several individuals were transported to Cooper University Hospital with injuries deemed severe.
One person was arrested at the scene on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. The people involved have not been publicly identified at this time.
The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, along with Pennsauken police, continue to investigate the details of the accident.
We hope for the full and fast recovery of those with injuries.
New Jersey Auto Collisions
Car accidents can happen for a plethora of different reasons. In the United States, over 6 million auto collisions are reported yearly that cause injuries to more than 3 million individuals and take the lives of tens of thousands. These wrecks happen under countless circumstances; however, the main reason is often negligent driving. Intoxication, speeding, distraction, and fatigue are the four most commonly seen types of driver negligence displayed by drivers in America. Driver distraction causes more than 400,000 vehicle collisions yearly, while fatigue causes approximately 100,000 crashes per year. Additionally, 11,000 people end up losing their lives yearly due to speeding, and, intoxicated driving is behind over 30% of the national accident fatality rate.
In New Jersey alone, hundreds of thousands of auto collisions happen each year that injure tens of thousands of people and take the lives of hundreds of individuals. The main cause of New Jersey auto collisions is driver distraction, followed by speeding and intoxication. Several different types of injuries may result from car accidents, including but not limited to spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, broken bones, and severe whiplash. When you or someone you love have sustained injuries in a car accident caused by a negligent driver, you have a legal right toward financial compensation. You can file a personal injury claim with a skilled car crash attorney, which, if you know that a negligent driver caused your accident, will most likely guarantee you being able to collect full and fair financial compensation for your losses and damages.
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