Raritan, NJ – Two-Car Crash Injures One on Rt 202 near Ortho Dr

Raritan, NJ – Two-Car Crash Injures One on Rt 202 near Ortho Dr

Raritan, NJ (January 18, 2023) – A two-car accident happened on a roadway in Raritan on the afternoon of January 18. At approximately 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, the crash happened in the Raritan/Bridgewater area. 

Officials say the accident occurred north of Ortho Drive on Route 202 in Raritan Borough. A vehicle rolled over as a result of the collision. The driver of the rolled vehicle was identified as a 76-year-old man who suffered injuries. 

Two women were inside the second involved vehicle, ages 33 and 43. One suffered an arm injury, while the other injured her back. Both were transported to an area hospital for treatment, according to reports. 

The left lane of the highway was closed for an extended period of time while emergency crews were present on the road. Delays were reported back to the southbound merge with Interstate 287 into Branchburg on Old York Road on the northbound side. 

Police asked drivers to avoid the area while emergency crews were present. 

We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. No further information has been reported at this time. 

New Jersey Car Accidents

 Raritan, NJ - Two-Car Crash Injures One on Rt 202 near Ortho Dr On average, New Jersey sees thousands of car wrecks per year. Tens of thousands are hurt annually in these collisions. Accidents caused by negligent drivers are often more severe than those that happen for other reasons. Drivers who cause traffic collisions that end up in injuries should always be held accountable for their actions. If you or a loved one of yours has recently been hurt in a crash caused by the negligence of another driver, a car accident attorney could be a great help to you and your ability to successfully recover.

Aside from physical injuries, car wrecks can also result in severe emotional and financial difficulties. Most of these accidents are easily preventable. If drivers were more careful and considerate while behind the wheel, everyone would be much safer while out on the road. Over 90% of reported car wrecks in the United States are the result of driver negligence. 

The majority of car accidents reported in New Jersey are the result of some form of negligence, be it a motorist, manufacturer, or another party or person. In cases like this, injured victims are usually entitled to file claims for compensation against at-fault parties and their insurance companies. Serious injuries can result from auto accidents caused by negligence, including broken bones, spinal cord injuries, neck injuries, whiplash, and even things like paralysis and disfigurement. Depending on the severity of an injury, it could affect a victim for the rest of their life. 

You may be entitled to significant compensation if you believe that another driver’s negligent actions ultimately led to your injuries. Compensation could help cover some or all of the costs associated with your wreck and the injuries that followed. A personal injury attorney will be able to help you figure out whether you qualify for compensation for your damages and losses.  

The trusted team of Raritan car crash attorneys at Metro Law have decades of combined experience helping injured crash victims get the justice and compensation they deserve. 

Contact our law firm as soon as you can after you have been hurt in a wreck caused by negligence. You can reach our trusted team of car accident attorneys by calling 800-469-6476.

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.