West Windsor, NJ – Fatal Traffic Accident Reported on Rt 1 near Washington RdNY/NJ Legal News
West Windsor, NJ (May 31, 2023) – A fatal traffic accident occurred in West Windsor on Tuesday morning, May 29. The reason for the crash is still being investigated. At least one person lost their life.
Sources say the collision happened on Route 1 near Washington Road. A Honda and a Kia Sorrento collided, causing injuries. Five people were present in one of the vehicles at the time of the collision, however, the total number of injured parties has not been reported.
The roadway was closed for an extended period of time on Tuesday, resulting in significant delays in traffic. Police in West Windsor are still investigating the details of the crash.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victims.
New Jersey Car Accidents
Every single year, millions of auto accidents are reported in the United States. In one recent year, over 6 million accidents were reported. Of those crashes, approximately 3 million people sustained injuries serious enough to send them to the emergency room. Sadly, more than 40,000 individuals die per year due to severe car crashes. These numbers are alarming, and even more so when we consider the causes of these crashes. Car accidents can happen for many different reasons; however, in the past decade, driver negligence has become the most prevalent reason accidents occur.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that over 92% of auto accidents in the United States happen because of negligent driving. Negligent drivers endanger themselves and everyone around them. Intoxication, distraction, fatigue, and speeding are common forms of driver negligence seen in the United States. at this point in time, however, driver distraction is the most commonly displayed form of driver negligence. This probably goes without saying, but this is most likely due to the ever-increasing popularity of smartphones in our society. Drivers who are distracted by their phones cost more accidents than anyone else.
If you or a loved one have sustained serious injuries due to the actions of a distracted or otherwise negligent driver, you deserve to be compensated. You should not have to pay for injuries imposed upon you by another person’s careless, reckless, or negligent actions. A car crash lawyer from Metro Law can help you learn more about the steps needed to take to file a personal injury claim. When you file a personal injury claim with a skilled and experienced personal injury or wrongful lawyer in Windsor Township, you greatly increase your chances of being able to financially recover from your crash without going broke. If you have lost someone you love due to the reckless acts of another, a Windsor Township wrongful death attorney can help you collect compensation for funeral costs and more.
Call Metro Law at (800) 469-6476 to learn more about how we can help you recover. We work on contingency which means you owe us nothing unless you are awarded full and fair financial compensation for your injuries and losses.