Springfield, NJ – One Killed in Fiery Collision with Dump Truck on I-78NY/NJ Legal News
Springfield, NJ (March 28, 2023) – A fiery collision involving a dump truck turned fatal on an interstate in Springfield. The incident happened at approximately 12:30 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 78.
Responders went to the scene shortly after the crash happened near exit 49B in order to help those involved. One person reportedly lost their life in the accident.
The victim was identified as the driver of a dump truck that collided with a tractor-trailer and a Dodge Ram. The circumstances of the accident remain unknown at this time.
The express lanes of the interstate were closed for an extended period of time on the afternoon of March 28. Crews continue to investigate the details of the incident.
Our thoughts are with those involved. We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
New Jersey Car Accidents
If you’ve been hurt in a car crash, you know first-hand how difficult the aftermath can be, especially if the crash caused severe injuries or tragic fatalities. Although you may be feeling alone after being seriously injured in a traumatizing car crash, you are far from it. As New Jersey car accident statistics reveal, thousands of people become involved and injured in severe New Jersey car wrecks every year.
In fact, an article from Forbes magazine named New Jersey home to the “second worst drivers” throughout the entire United States. In one recently recorded year, over 276,000 total auto collisions happened throughout the Garden State. Of those accidents, nearly 60,000 caused injuries, and over 500 resulted in death. More than 215,000 led to property damage. Information from the New Jersey Department of Transportation shows that 10 New Jersey counties accounted for more than 75% of the total motor vehicle collisions in the state.
When you or someone you love sustained injuries in an auto accident, it’s important to be able to figure out whether it was your fault or the fault of another person. If you know it wasn’t caused by you, you should contact a car crash attorney. A car crash lawyer in Springfield can help you recover if you were injured by the negligent actions of another driver.
At Metro Law, our car accident lawyers have been providing injured crash victims and their family members with the help and services they require to fully recover after they’re hurt in accidents. No one can ever be prepared for the difficult aftermath of a serious crash. We can help you get the right doctors for your injuries, mental health support if needed, and more. We will negotiate a full and fair settlement from the insurance company for you, so you don’t have to worry about how you’ll cover all the costs related to your crash.
Contact our law firm at (800) 469-6476 to explore legal options available for you.