April 1, 2011 – East Brunswick, New Jersey – According to a report from ABC Local, 3 pedestrians in East Brunswick were struck by a car last Friday night. The pedestrian accident occurred at approximately 9 p.m. on Friday, March 25th when 3 family members were walking home from a Sabbath service. The pedestrians, 2 adults and 1 teenager, were in the crosswalk at Dunhams Corner Road and Tall Oaks Drive when a car struck them. All victims of the pedestrian accident were taken to Robert Good Johnson University Hospital. The condition of 1 victim was listed as critical, 1 as good and the other was listed in fair condition though it was unclear which victims matched these condition updates. The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene of the pedestrian accident. Police who responded to the pedestrian accident did not believe speed or alcohol were factors; however the accident is still being investigated. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident in New York or Northern New Jersey, you should immediately consult with a New York personal injury lawyer who can evaluate your case to determine if you should file a personal injury claim. A New York personal injury lawyer can assist you with filling out the paperwork, collecting the necessary evidence and any other important steps in the process of pursuing your personal injury claim. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2009, there were 1,156 fatalities as a result of traffic accidents in the state of New York.
To help raise awareness of traffic safety in the New York area, our firm will frequently publish blogs about traffic accidents that occur throughout the 5 boroughs and beyond. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of motor vehicle accidents that occur in New York that may result in serious injury or traffic fatalities.
Among the most common types of traffic accidents in New York include:
- accidents caused by hazardous road conditions;
- single-vehicle crashes;
- rollover accidents; and
- “distracted driver” accidents or crashes caused by intoxicated drivers.
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