At Lieberman, Ryan, Forrest & Voorhees, LLC, we represent individuals who have been injured in car accidents through no fault of their own. As such, we have seen virtually every kind of car accident scenario that exists. In our experience, pedestrian versus car accidents can be some of the worst in terms of the severity of injuries suffered by the pedestrian victims.
Three people died in a truck accident on a New Jersey highway on Aug. 27. At least five other vehicles were involved, though only four people, including the truck driver, were sent to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
A 16-year-old pedestrian was injured in a hit-and-run accident in Wildwood, according to authorities. The July 5 accident reportedly transpired on West Rio Grande Avenue at about 3:00 a.m.
Authorities in New Jersey have stated that a deceased 21-year-old woman was killed on Sept. 11 as she stood on the side of the road in Long Branch. It is believed that she had just been involved in a minor car accident on Joline Avenue when the fatal incident occurred.
The Newark police department is working closely with personnel from the Essex County prosecutor's major crimes unit to conduct an investigation into an Aug. 31 fatal collision between a motorcycle and a car to determine if there were any contributing circumstances that might result in criminal charges being filed in the case.
A 43-year-old Williamstown resident allegedly collided with a motorcycle at the intersection of North Main Street and East Lois Drive in Monroe Township. The Williamstown resident was driving a pickup truck when he allegedly attempted to turn left into the intersection and consequently turned in front of the motorcycle, causing a motorcycle accident that left two injured.
An accident involving a motorcycle and tractor-trailer in South Brunswick highlights the need for New Jersey motorists to stay aware of motorcyclists on the road. The motorcycle accident occurred on Distribution Way on a Friday at approximately 5:11 p.m. The 26-year-old motorcyclist was on the roadway, and police reported that the 38-year-old driver of a tractor-trailer turned onto the road in front of him. The 2012 Yamaha motorcycle, according to the investigation, did not have time to avoid a collision with the rear of the truck.
One man died and another two individuals were seriously injured following a three-car collision in Princeton. The car accident took place on Riverside Drive in the morning of March 28. A 20-year-old male was speeding in his BMW when he struck an unoccupied Toyota Camry that was parked on the side of the road. The Camry then struck a Toyota Prius. Police stated that the BMW's excessive speeds caused the Camry to be pushed approximately 500 feet down the road. The Prius was also pushed down the road and into a tree.A retired rabbi for the Center for Jewish Life at Princeton University who was 74 years old was getting into the passenger side of the parked Prius when the vehicle was struck. The man was thrown onto the ground by the collision, and efforts to save his life at the scene were unsuccessful. Another 63-year-old man was in the driver's seat of this vehicle at the time, and he and the BMW's driver were taken to a local hospital for treatment for serious injuries.