Stafford, NJ – Nelson Hoover Killed in Bicycle Accident on Rt 72 Near On-Ramp to Garden State Pky

Stafford, NJ – Nelson Hoover Killed in Bicycle Accident on Rt 72 Near On-Ramp to Garden State Pky

Stafford, NJ (May 03, 2022) – Stafford Police responded to the westbound lanes of Route 72 near the on-ramp to the Garden State Parkway on Monday, May 2nd at about 9:40 p.m. for reports of a collision between a motor vehicle and a bicycle. 

An investigation determined that 55-year-old Ronald Sheehy, a resident of Ocean Township, was driving on Route 72 when he swerved into the righthand lane to get onto the parkway when he struck 61-year-old Nelson Hoover, a resident of Little Egg Harbor, who was riding a bicycle.

After attempting life-saving measures at the scene of the accident, Hoover was transported via ambulance to Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin where he passed away.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Nelson Hoover, at this time.

Bicycle Accidents in New Jersey

Stafford, NJ - Nelson Hoover Killed in Bicycle Accident on Rt 72 Near On-Ramp to Garden State Pky

Cycling is a favored pastime of residents of all ages. Bicycles are an inexpensive and handy mode of transportation. Riding also has the added benefits of exercise and numerous recreational enjoyments. New Jersey has one of the highest bicycle accident rates in the country.  

The main causes of bike accidents throughout the state are driver inattention, disregard for stoplights and street signs, and failure to yield the right of way. These infractions enable a rider who is badly injured or killed in a traffic accident to file a suit against the driver who acted negligently. 

Our team of fatal bicycle accident attorneys can help your family recover their damages after a serious loss.

Our team of personal injury attorneys in Stafford has helped thousands of victims obtain millions of dollars for their injuries. Our exemplary knowledge of New Jersey law allows us to provide responsive and aggressive legal representation to those who need it. We will stop at nothing to make sure that our clients are in the best possible position after sustaining accident-related damages in the state of New Jersey. 

If you were injured in an accident, and you feel negligence played a role, contact our New Jersey personal injury attorneys at (800) 469-6478 to see what legal avenues are open to you.

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 have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be 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 but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as 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.