Stafford Twp, NJ – Auto Accident Injures Five on Garden State Pkwy
Stafford Twp, NJ (July 17, 2023) – A Stafford Township police officer was on his way to assist at the scene of a collision when he was involved in a traffic accident with injuries. The incident occurred at around 7:20 p.m. when the officer, who was in a marked patrol car, was in a collision with a Jeep Grand Cherokee.
As a result of the collision, a rear-seat passenger inside the Jeep sustained severe injuries. Three other passengers were injured, however, their injuries were reported as non-life-threatening. The police officer suffered minor injuries in the accident.
At this time, the condition of the Jeep’s driver has not been reported. Southbound traffic on the Parkway was backed up for over an hour due to the wreck.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims. Our thoughts are with everyone involved.
New Jersey Car Wrecks
Car accidents in New Jersey, unfortunately, happen all the time. On average, the state of New Jersey sees tens of thousands of vehicles each year that injure tens of thousands of people and take the lives of hundreds, if not thousands of people. These wrecks happen for several different reasons, however, driver negligence is the main culprit in causing auto collisions in New Jersey and across the nation. Currently, speeding, intoxication, and distraction are the main cause of auto collisions in the Garden State. Driver distraction takes the lives of more than 3,000 people per year and injures about 400,000 annually. Additionally, speeding takes the lives of about 11,000 people and driver intoxication is responsible for over 30% of the national accident fatality rate yearly.
When you or a beloved member of your family has been hurt in a serious car crash caused by the negligent actions of another person, you deserve to be able to recover from your injuries and damages without worrying about money. You may have suffered serious injuries that landed you in the hospital for a prolonged period of time, leaving you unable to work or live your life the way you that you are used to. This can be extremely overwhelming and difficult to deal with, and can cost you more than just time and energy; It can end up costing you an exorbitant amount of money. This is why it is important to consult with a personal injury lawyer who can help you recover.
An experienced and skilled car crash attorney in Stafford Township can help you and your family members get the money you need to pay for the damages that may have resulted from your traffic crash. Vehicle bills, medical expenses, lost earnings, and even non-economic damages like pain, suffering, emotional turmoil, embarrassment, and more are eligible for financial compensation when you work with a skilled lawyer. Call our law office as soon as you can at (800) 469-6476 to learn more about how we can help you recover. We do not charge our clients any up-front fees and only collect payment if you are able to gather full and fair compensation for your losses and damages.