Injuries can change a person’s life in ways that most people do not expect. While pain is often the first repercussion that pops into people’s heads, injuries can also lead to high medical bills, lost wages due to being unable to work, loss of abilities and other hardships. As a result, when injuries result from car accidents, it is common for injured parties to seek compensation.
Multiple people could be considering pursuing recompense after a car accident in New Jersey. Apparently, the incident involved one vehicle and multiple pedestrians outside a grocery store. According to reports, the driver of an SUV lost control of the vehicle, and it ended up going in reverse. As a result, the vehicle pinned multiple people to a gate in front of the grocery store.
The incident caused three adults and two children to suffer injuries, but those injuries were not considered life-threatening. At the time of the report, an investigation into the event was still underway. Additional information on the conditions of the injured victims and how the incident occurred may be available at a later time.
Car accidents can happen in any number of ways, and these victims likely did not expect to be harmed in this manner. Unfortunately, they may have long journeys ahead as they recover from the injuries they suffered. Due to the circumstances of this New Jersey incident, they may have reason to file personal injury claims against the driver considered at fault. Successful claims could allow them to obtain compensation for allowable damages.