Westville, NJ – Four Killed in Car Crash on Gateway Blvd near Pellegrino Chevrolet
Westville, NJ (August 2, 2021) – A major motor vehicle accident reported in the Westville area claimed the lives of multiple people on Saturday evening. On July 31, emergency crews in Gloucester County were called to the site of a car crash on Gateway Boulevard.
Reports from local authorities show that a collision took place in front of Pellegrino Chevrolet located in the 1000 block of Gateway Boulevard.
The incident left one vehicle with severe damage. Four people were inside the vehicle at the time of the collision. Despite the best efforts of emergency crews, the victims were pronounced deceased at the scene. Emergency crews closed off the roadway as they worked to clear the scene and investigate.
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
Millions of motorists travel on roadways throughout New Jersey every day. Although the vast majority of motorists make it to their destinations without any problems, numerous victims end up losing their lives in collisions. Auto collisions claim the lives of nearly 40,000 people every year in the United States. A fair share of these accidents occurs during the night and early-morning hours when drivers have difficulties seeing others sharing the road. 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.
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. In some cases, surviving relatives can 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 moving forward after an unexpected loss.
For over 40-years, Metro Law’s car accident attorneys in New Jersey have fought aggressively to help families move forward from the tragic loss of a loved one. We are dedicated to helping families get the maximum amount of compensation available for lost wages, pain and suffering, funeral arrangements, and various other losses resulting from their accidents. Contact our personal injury attorneys in New Jersey at (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help 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.