Somerset, NJ – Mario Heslop Killed in Auto Accident on Hamilton St near Hillcrest Ave

Somerset, NJ – Mario Heslop Killed in Auto Accident on Hamilton St near Hillcrest Ave

Somerset, NJ (June 21, 2023) – One driver lost his life, and another was sent to the hospital after a three-car accident that happened on Monday night in Somerset. Reports were made to area officials on Monday, June 19, at around 5:30 p.m. 

Three vehicles were involved in a crash at the intersection of Hamilton Street and Hillcrest Avenue, sources said. Mario Heslop, 23, of New Brunswick, was rendered emergency aid by paramedics at the scene and transported to the hospital, where he later lost his life. 

Preliminary reports found that Heslop was driving his Infiniti QS50S west in the left lane of Hamilton Street when he was involved in a head-on crash with another vehicle. That driver was transported to a local hospital for treatment. 

The second vehicle was also rear-ended by a third involved vehicle which was also headed west in the left lane of Hamilton Street. Police, traffic safety officers, and detectives with the Franklin Township Police Department, along with the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Collision Analysis Reconstruction Team. 

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

In New Jersey, car crashes happen at an alarming rate. On average, hundreds of thousands of vehicle accidents are reported each year throughout the Garden State. These wrecks occur for a multitude of different reasons, most of which involve driver negligence. Negligent driving can be displayed in numerous ways, including distraction, fatigue, intoxication, and speeding. These are all dangerous and selfish behaviors displayed by drivers who choose to put themselves and others around them at serious risk of sustaining debilitating or even deadly injuries.

Somerset, NJ - Mario Heslop Killed in Auto Accident on Hamilton St near Hillcrest AveAt their worst, motor vehicle accidents result in the death of a loved one, possibly placing a serious financial burden on you and your loved ones. Though right now may be no time to think about money, you may be forced to worry about how you will move forward financially in the future without your loved one’s income. When someone you love is killed due to the negligence of another, an experienced and empathetic New Jersey wrongful death attorney from Metro Law can walk you through the process of filing a wrongful death suit so you can collect financial compensation for the losses and damages you may be facing.

While your family is in shock and trying to come to terms with their loss, our New Jersey wrongful death attorneys deal with the pressures of paperwork and communicating with law enforcement, the insurance company, and the at-fault party. 

An attorney with decades of experience will know how to effectively determine cause and liability in a wrongful death case. Our legal team will use the most up-to-date methods of investigation and keep in close contact with the medical examiner in order to understand what happened, when, and by whom.

After losing a loved one in a fatal crash, contact a New Jersey wrongful death lawyer from Metro Law by calling (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help you.