Toms River, NJ – Fatal Pedestrian Accident at Massachusetts Ave and Rt 70

Toms River, NJ – Fatal Pedestrian Accident at Massachusetts Ave and Rt 70

Toms River, NJ (October 24, 2022) – A pedestrian died after being hit by the driver of a Ford Explorer on Sunday, October 23rd in Ocean County. 

The incident took place at about 2:10 a.m. in the area of Route 70 and Massachusetts Avenue in Toms River. 

Officers from the Toms River Police Department were dispatched to the scene. Upon their arrival, they discovered a 28-year-old female lying in the roadway. According to an eyewitness, after striking the pedestrian, the driver got out of his vehicle, looked at the woman, and then fled in an easterly direction down Route 70 toward Lakewood. 

The victim’s name is being withheld pending family notification. 

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

Pedestrian Deaths in New Jersey

Toms River, NJ - Fatal Pedestrian Accident at Massachusetts Ave and Rt 70

When one person’s unlawful conduct or negligent behavior leads to the death of another, surviving family members are likely eligible to receive compensation for multiple damages and losses; some of which they may not even be aware of, including:

  • Medical costs
  • Funeral expenses
  • The victim’s conscious pain and suffering (survival action)
  • Lost earnings
  • Loss of anticipated income
  • Loss of healthcare and other work-related benefits
  • Loss of advice and companionship 
  • Loss of guidance and childcare

Never rely on an insurance carrier to have your best interests in mind. If you are eligible to collect wrongful death benefits, seeking the experienced representation of a reputable Toms River wrongful death lawyer attorney is your best option.  

Relieving the financial troubles brought on by wrongful death lets surviving family members focus on healing. 

After losing a loved one in a fatal accident, contact a New Jersey wrongful death lawyer from Metro Law by calling (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help you. Our firm has fought tirelessly on behalf of its clients to make sure their legal rights are guarded after being harmed in an avoidable accident within the state. 

Our law firm will hire specialists who can investigate your claim independently, collect and organize evidence, and determine the full value of any wrongful death benefits you may be entitled to. 

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 identify any false information in the story or want the post 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. We hope awareness of these dangers allows our community to take precautions and avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business. This information is not 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.