Update: West Orange, NJ – Teen Killed, Jose Ward Injured, in Collision on I-280 near MM 9.8NY/NJ Legal News
West Orange, NJ (June 10, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported in West Orange ended in injuries. At around 1:15 p.m., on June 6, emergency crews were requested at the scene of an accident on Interstate 280.
Reports from authorities show that a collision between a Hyundai Genesis and a Honda Pilot took place on Interstate 280 near mile marker 9.8. The impact of the crash caused the Hyundai to subsequently strike the concrete barrier.
One person inside the Hyundai, a 17-year-old male, was severely injured. He was rushed to University Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. An 18-year-old passenger, Jose Ward, was admitted in severe condition. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them at this time. Learning that a loved one lost their life in an accident is truly devastating. Knowing that they lost their life under circumstances that could have been avoided just makes the loss even more unbearable.
Our New Jersey wrongful death attorneys at Metro Law are available 24-hours a day to help bereaved families by answering questions they may have about legal options available to them after enduring the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. Call (800) 469-6476 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation with our wrongful death attorneys in New Jersey.
Fatal Car Accidents in New Jersey
Every year, tens of thousands of people lose their lives in collisions throughout the United States. Here in New Jersey, many victims end up losing their lives in collisions caused by the reckless and negligent actions of others. In fact, statistics show that nearly 80% of fatal collisions are a result of driver error.
Regardless of how safe and careful drivers are when entering the road, they cannot predict the actions other motorists take. As a result, families are left to pull together after a tragic loss emotionally, mentally, and financially. Having to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral arrangements is not something many families are ready for. When victims lose their lives in these horrific incidents, it is imperative that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in New Jersey to protect their legal rights. Families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face consequent a sudden and unexpected loss. Working with a skilled and knowledgeable legal team will ensure you have the best chances of recovering and getting justice for your loved one.
Metro Law’s car accident attorneys in New Jersey work diligently to ensure those harmed by the negligent actions of others hold wrongdoers accountable. Our team is dedicated to helping grieving families collect the maximum amount of compensation available for funeral services, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. If your loved one lost their life in an accident, due to another driver’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in New Jersey at (800) 469-6476 to explore legal action available for 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.