Wayne, NJ – Three Hurt in Collision when Ladder Falls off Truck on Rt 23 near Mtn ViewNY/NJ Legal News
Wayne, NJ (September 21, 2023) – A chain-reaction collision sent three individuals to the hospital after a ladder fell off a truck on US 23 South. in Wayne County. Reports show it occurred near the exit to Mountain View on Thursday morning.
Police say the driver of the truck that the ladder fell from along with the driver who struck the fallen ladder were attempting to remove it from underneath the second vehicle when a third vehicle crashed into them. The third vehicle struck the second vehicle’s driver and then propelled the second vehicle forward, pushing it into the truck driver. All three individuals sustained injuries serious enough to send them to the emergency room.
One lane of Route 23 was closed for several hours along with the Route 23 South service road. Police continue to investigate the details of the collision.
We hope for the full and fast recovery of those with injuries.
New Jersey Car Crashes
Every year, hundreds of thousands of auto accidents take place in the state of New Jersey. On average, over 160,000 reported car crashes occur there per year. The most common reason these collisions take place is driver negligence. Some of the types of negligence most commonly demonstrated among American drivers include intoxication, distraction, and speeding. Fatigue driving is also common among American drivers. Some statistics related to negligent driving in the United States include the fact that over 100,000 vehicle collisions happen per year related to fatigue driving. Additionally, more than 30% of the national accident fatality rate can be attributed to intoxicated driving.
If you or a beloved member of your family has been seriously injured in a car crash caused by the actions of a negligent driver, you should contact the personal injury law office of Metro Law. Our skilled and experienced legal team has been working for decades to aid injured accident victims and their family members in recovering from severe auto accident injuries. Depending on the severity of your crash and the injuries that followed, you may be eligible to collect significant financial compensation for your losses and damages.
Some of the damages that you may be able to receive financial compensation for include lost wages, vehicle repairs, medical bills, and more. Even intangible damages such as pain, suffering, emotional turmoil, and loss of life enjoyment may be eligible for financial compensation when you work with a lawyer concerning your claim.
Call our reputable personal injury law office at 800-469-6476 to learn more about our ability to help you through this difficult time. Our Wayne car crash lawyers work on contingency, which means you owe us nothing unless you are awarded full and fair compensation for your losses and damages. We will thoroughly investigate your claim in order to prove that another driver caused your crash and get you the justice and compensation you need and deserve. Our team has helped injured crash victims get the compensation they need for over thirty years and will stop at nothing to ensure that you are able to recover as quickly and seamlessly as possible.