Stafford, NJ – Motorcyclist Airlifted After Collision with SUV on Rt 9 near Polly Pod Rd
Stafford, NJ (September 19, 2023) – A crash happened between a motorcycle and an SUV on Friday evening, September 17, in Stafford. Responders were sent to the crash site on Route 9 shortly after it took place.
Reports show the incident happened at around 6:32 p.m. when a 23-year-old man operating a 2000 Harley Davidson was involved in a collision with a 2014 Ford Explorer operated by a man from Mayetta, age 74.
Police say the driver of the SUV pulled onto Route 9 from Polly Pod Road and was involved in a crash with the motorcyclist, identified as Matthew Tancredi, 23, of Manahawkin.
Tancredi was airlifted to a local hospital to be treated for injuries he sustained in the collision.
Police in Stafford continue to investigate.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim.
New Jersey Motorcycle Crashes
Millions of car crashes happen each year in the United States, and thousands in New Jersey. In one recently recorded year, hundreds of thousands of car crashes occurred in the Garden State. Of those accidents, tens of thousands of people were injured, and thousands lost their lives. These wrecks often involve several different types of vehicles, including motorcycles. The most common reason car wrecks occur in the United States and in the state of New Jersey include many different acts of driver negligence. Drivers who are distracted, intoxicated, speeding, or fatigued often put themselves and everyone around them at risk of sustaining injuries in a collision.
Sometimes, motorcycles become involved in crashes. Yearly, over 3,300 motorcycle collisions occur across the country. Unfortunately, motorcycle collisions almost always happen due to the actions of drivers who fail to yield the right of way.
If you’ve been hurt in a motorcycle crash, you are most likely acutely aware of how difficult the time immediately following an accident can be. Although you may be feeling as if you have nowhere to turn in the aftermath of your accident, you can find the help you need with a personal injury lawyer. An attorney can help you collect full and fair financial compensation for your losses and damages.
When you or a loved one were hurt in a car crash, it’s important to be able to determine whether it was caused by another person. If you know it was the fault of another person, you should speak with a car accident lawyer. A motorcycle accident lawyer in Stafford can help you recover if you were hurt by driver negligence.
At Metro Law, our car crash attorneys have been providing injured accident victims and their loved ones with the services and assistance they require to fully recover after they’re injured in collisions. No one can ever be prepared for the difficult aftermath of a severe accident. 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.