Toms River, NJ – Pedestrian Killed When Car Veers onto Shoulder of Bay AveNY/NJ Legal News
Toms River, NJ (February 11, 2022) – A pedestrian died on Tuesday, February 8th after being struck by a vehicle that drove onto the shoulder of Bay Avenue.
The car was heading eastbound on Bay Avenue in the area of Twin Oaks Drive at about 10:25 p.m. when it hit a man who was attempting to retrieve something from the trunk of his parked vehicle.
The driver of the striking vehicle came to a complete stop after traveling almost 100 feet after hitting the victim.
The man, whose identity has not been released, died at the scene.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
Considering the vulnerability of pedestrians in car accidents, New Jersey lawmakers have enacted laws that hold drivers to the highest duty of care. When these standards aren’t upheld, drivers can be found liable in both criminal and civil court.
Pedestrians who have been injured or the families of pedestrians who have been killed in car accidents usually benefit from professional legal advice. A car accident attorney will be able to recognize important underlying issues, preserve vital evidence, and make a viable claim against the negligent driver.
There are multiple factors that can influence the results of a personal injury suit, and you don’t want to overlook something that could have helped your case. With a skilled New Jersey personal injury attorney fighting on your behalf, you can be assured that all avenues of legal recourse are being considered and that your best interests are the top priority.
Toms River Pedestrian Accident Lawyers
Working with an effective and knowledgeable lawyer after a pedestrian accident will ensure you are able to move forward in the best way possible. Our Toms River personal injury attorneys at Metro Law have over four decades of experience helping thousands of families get the justice and compensation they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one.
Our pedestrian accident attorneys in Toms River work diligently to ensure families have their legal rights protected so they can move forward after being injured in a serious pedestrian accident.
The attorneys at Metro Law are available 24-hours a day to help victims by answering questions they may have about legal options available to them after being harmed by someone else’s negligence. Contact our New Jersey personal injury lawyers at (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation.
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.