Woodland Park, NJ – Lillian Zamlout Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on McBride Ave near Hughes PlNY/NJ Legal News
Woodland Park, NJ (October 18, 2023) – A woman lost her lie on Sunday after she was hit by a minivan in Woodland Park. The hit-and-run collision occurred on Sunday, October 15, at around 7:35 p.m.
The female victim was identified as Lillian Zamlout, age 31, of Woodland Park. She was walking along McBride Avenue near Hughes Place when the crash occurred. Paramedics transported her to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased.
Authorities are currently investigating the details of the collision. The roadway remained closed for some time on the evening of October 15 while emergency responders worked in the area.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Lillian Zamlout at this time.
No further information has been reported concerning this pedestrian accident in Woodland Park.
New Jersey Pedestrian Crashes
Pedestrian accidents are severe and often deadly. Pedestrians travel with no protection, which can prove to be extremely dangerous when they become involved in traffic accidents. Unfortunately, negligent drivers cause serious auto collisions all the time in the United States. A percentage of them involve pedestrians who sustain severe injuries or even lose their lives. On average, over 5,000 pedestrians lose their lives in the United States each year. Additionally, over 137,000 pedestrian accidents were reported throughout the country in 2018.
Driver negligence is a serious problem in the United States that injures and takes the lives of thousands of people annually. Every single year, over 3 million people suffer injuries in car crashes in the US, the majority of which are caused by negligent drivers. Some of the most common types of driver negligence displayed by people in the United States include:
When you or someone you love sustain injuries in a serious pedestrian crash caused by negligence, you deserve to be compensated for the damages and losses you face related to your injuries. If you have lost a loved one in an accident caused by negligence, a wrongful death lawyer can help you collect financial compensation for a long list of damages, including:
- Funeral costs
- Burial expenses
- Lost wages
- Medical care costs
- Emotional turmoil
The damages you are able to be compensated for will depend on your personal situation and the extent to which the accident has affected your life. A skilled wrongful death lawyer in Woodland Park can help you learn more about your legal rights and options surrounding the wrongful death of someone you love.
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