A tractor-trailer and container truck collided recently on Route 17 in New Jersey. While both of the drivers escaped without injury, debris from the incident caused two other car accidents and resulted in two people suffering injuries. The victims of this crash may pursue damages in civil court by filing legal claims against one or both of the truck drivers and their employers.
Pedestrian accidents in New Jersey are an all too common thing. In one of the most recent to occur, a man was killed when he was hit by a garbage truck. Fatal truck and car accidents can leave surviving family members both financially and emotionally devastated. Thankfully, according to the state, they may have legal recourse.
Police in New Jersey are investigating an accident between a school bus and a transit bus. This incident reportedly occurred the morning of Jan. 16, in New Brunswick. When car accidents of this nature occur, the victims may be able to seek compensation for their losses through legal means.
In New Jersey and elsewhere, auto collisions occur every single day. Safety equipment is installed to help those involved avoid death or injury. Sadly, though, there are numerous car accidents that have bad outcomes because that safety equipment failed in some way or was defective at the time of installation. Who is responsible when safety equipment contributes to injury or death in a car crash?
New Jersey state police are investigating the cause of a fatal head-on collision. One life was claimed in the crash. The driver deemed responsible is said to have survived the incident. When car accidents have fatal outcomes, the victim's surviving family members may have legal recourse.
Two young people in New Jersey are dead and another two were left injured following a head-on crash Thanksgiving morning. This incident, which is said to have occurred in Winslow Township, was the result of one of the drivers crossing over the center line. Car accidents such as this one happen quite frequently. When they do, the victims or -- in the event of fatality -- their surviving family members may have legal recourse.
It is easy to spot drivers who are not paying full attention to the road. Distracted driving is major concern in New Jersey and across the country. Numerous car accidents result from such behavior, killing thousands and injuring hundreds of thousands every year.
Police in New Jersey are currently investigating the cause of an auto-pedestrian accident that left a child seriously injured. This incident occurred in Monroe on the afternoon of Nov. 4. It is always sad to hear of car accidents involving children, as their little bodies are so greatly affected by such incidents, which are generally life-changing.
New Jersey police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that recently occurred in Jersey City. An 11-year-old boy was walking to school when he was struck by a jitney bus. When car accidents prove fatal, criminal charges may be filed against those believed responsible. In this particular case, the bus driver was arrested shortly after the incident and is facing several charges for his role in the crash.
The Atlantic City Expressway and the New Jersey Turnpike see a significant amount of traffic every day. The New Jersey Turnpike in particular is considered one of the busiest roadways in the country. Numerous car accidents occur on it, resulting in a variety of injuries, deaths and property damage.