Secaucus, NJ – Pedestrian Seriously Hurt in Crash on New County Rd near Riverside Station BlvdNY/NJ Legal News
Secaucus, NJ (January 26, 2023) – A pedestrian was seriously hurt after they were hit by a car in Secaucus on Thursday, January 26. The accident happened just after 6:30 a.m. outside the Xchange Place complex on New County Road.
According to reports, the incident took place near the intersection of New County Road and Riverside Station Boulevard. The car that hit the pedestrian left the scene, however, someone believed to be the driver was detained nearby.
The victim was struck so hard that their shoes were found in the middle of the roadway. The injured party was rushed to Jersey City Medical Center, where they remain in serious condition. Their name has not been reported at this time.
New County Road was closed while authorities investigated the details of the accident.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim.
No further information has been reported at this time.
New Jersey Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrians often suffer more severe injuries than those who sustain injuries in other types of traffic accidents. Tens of thousands of pedestrians are injured in auto accidents every single year in the United States. In New Jersey, most pedestrian accidents happen in urban areas, at intersections, and at night.
When you’re traveling as a pedestrian, it’s important to always keep an eye out for vehicles, make eye contact with drivers when crossing the road, wear light clothing, and remain alert, aware, and sober at all times. The same goes for drivers on the roadway, who constantly need to be on the lookout for those on foot and on bicycles.
When you or a loved one are injured in a pedestrian crash, you may be suffering a great deal. Your injuries may be so severe that you are stuck in the hospital recovering, unable to return to work or care for your family how you normally would. A pedestrian accident attorney in Secaucus can help you get financial compensation for the damages you may be facing in relation to your recent accident.
By working alongside a pedestrian accident lawyer from Metro Law, you can greatly increase your chances of getting the financial compensation you need and deserve in order to help cover the costs related to your accident and injuries. A pedestrian crash attorney will know the most effective ways to help you move forward in the aftermath of your accident. Our main goal is to help you get your life back on track after it may have been derailed by the negligent actions of another driver.
Call our law firm at (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation.
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.