South Hackensack, NJ – Two Sent to Hospital After DWI Collision on US-46 near Phillips AveNY/NJ Legal News
South Hackensack, NJ (February 15, 2023) – Two people were sent to the hospital early Tuesday, February 14, due to a two-car accident in South Hackensack. Police responded to the crash scene at approximately 12:30 a.m.
Authorities report a man from West New York was driving a 2010 Honda Accord when he crashed into a 2022 Volkswagen SUV. When police arrived at the scene, they found both vehicles with significant damage.
Emergency crews treated and transported the VW’s driver, identified as a 64-year-old man from Elmwood park, to Hackensack University Medical Center with injuries. The man from West New York was also transported to HUMC with a large laceration on his head.
Police say he was then arrested and charged with DWI, reckless driving, open container, and eight other summonses involving a motor vehicle. The names of those involved have not been reported at this time.
We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
New Jersey Auto Collisions
There are thousands of motor vehicle accidents reported in New Jersey per year. Tens of thousands of people sustain injuries in these accidents. Crashes caused by negligent drivers have become a leading cause of death in the United States in the past decade.
Drivers who cause accidents that end in injuries need to be held accountable. If you or someone you love has recently been injured in an auto accident caused by driver negligence, the help of a car crash lawyer could greatly benefit you during this difficult time.
On top of physical injuries, auto collisions may also result in serious financial and emotional issues for victims. The truth is that the majority of these collisions are preventable. If drivers were more mindful and considerate while operating their vehicles, everyone would be much safer while traveling. More than 90% of auto collisions reported in the United States are caused by negligent drivers.
Most car crashes reported in the Garden State are caused by driver negligence, be it that of a motorist, manufacturer, or another party. Injured victims are often entitled to file claims for compensation against those at fault for their accidents. Serious injuries often result from negligently caused accidents, including spinal cord injuries, broken bones, whiplash, neck injuries, and even disfigurement and paralysis. Depending on the nature of an injury, it may affect a victim for the remainder of their life.
You may qualify for significant financial compensation if you are under the impression that the actions of another driver ultimately caused you to become injured. Monetary compensation can help pay for some or all of the expenses that stem from your accident and injuries. A car crash lawyer can help you determine what damages you qualify for.
The skilled team of South Hackensack car crash attorneys at Metro Law have over 30 years of combined experience helping injured accident victims get the compensation and justice 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.