Warren, NJ – Two-Car Accident Takes One Life on I-78NY/NJ Legal News
Warren, NJ (February 15, 2023) – A man from Hillsborough, age 27, lost his life in a two-car accident in Warren Township. Reports from local sources show the fatal crash happened in the eastbound lanes of I-78.
Early reports show the wreck occurred when the victim was traveling east on I-78 near milepost 34.8. For unknown reasons, he became involved in a crash with a Tesla. The impact of the collision sent the Tesla to the left of the road, where it struck a metal guardrail.
The Dodge was pushed off the road, where it rolled over after striking multiple trees. Police say the driver of the Dodge was ejected from the vehicle. He sustained fatal injuries.
At this time, it remains unclear whether the driver of the Tesla sustained injuries.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the deceased victim’s family.
Police continue to investigate.
New Jersey Auto Collisions
Each year, car accidents in the state of New Jersey cause tens of thousands of people to become injured. On average, about 60,000 serious injuries are reported per year in the Garden State that are related to vehicle collisions. Every year, this number continues to rise. In many other states throughout the country, the number of car accident injuries continues to increase steadily year after year. This is most likely due to the number of distracted drivers on our roadways.
Every day in the United States, more than 17,000 motor vehicle crashes are reported. Of these, approximately 7,500 individuals are injured, and more than 100 lose their lives. Annually, the US sees approximately 6 million car crashes that injure more than 4 million people.
The majority of reported auto collisions in the United States are caused by driver negligence. Things like intoxication, distraction, and fatigue cause millions of people to sustain injuries and tens of thousands to lose their lives each year.
If you or a loved one has been seriously hurt in a car wreck caused by driver negligence, it is imperative that you exercise your legal right toward financial compensation. This can make your accident recovery easier in that it can help you pay for the costs related to your crash and injuries.
At Metro Law, we work hard to ensure that our clients who have been injured by driver negligence are able to recover financially so they can focus on their mental and physical well-being. Our trusted team of lawyers has been helping crash victims recover for over 40 years. If you’ve lost a loved one due to the negligent actions of another driver, you deserve to collect financial compensation with the help of a Warren wrongful death attorney.
Losing a loved one is never easy, especially when you know their death could have been prevented. Call our law firm at (800) 469-6476 to speak with an attorney about your right toward compensation. Our firm works on contingency, which means that unless you are awarded full and fair financial compensation for the damages that resulted from your auto accident, you pay us nothing.