Alpine, NJ – Man Fatally Struck on Palisades Interstate Pkwy

Car Accidents,Injury • July 5, 2020

Alpine, NJ (July 5, 2020) – A man was killed in a pedestrian accident in Alpine, just past the New York borderline. Authorities were called to the site of the crash on Thursday, July 2, at around 10 p.m. The accident occurred on the Palisades Interstate Parkway. 

According to local reports, a man was driving a 2014 Toyota Sienna northbound on the roadway when the vehicle struck an animal. The man pulled then to the side of the road and exited the car. While outside his vehicle, he was struck by a 2018 Cadillac CT6. 

The injured pedestrian was transported to Nyack Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

New Jersey Deadly Pedestrian Accidents

\There were 5,977 pedestrians killed in vehicle collisions in 2017. That is one pedestrian fatality every 88 minutes. That year, an estimated 137,000 pedestrians were treated for non-fatal injuries in an emergency room. 

When the death of a loved one is the result of another person’s negligence or carelessness, it can be truly devastating. Surviving family members are likely to deal with feelings of frustration and helplessness, in addition to their profound sense of loss. It’s only natural that they’d want to bring those responsible for your loved one’s death to justice. 

At Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC, our primary focus is on helping families recover maximum compensation for their losses associated with a fatal car crash. Even in the most complex cases, our knowledge of the law and our tenacity have provided our clients with favorable outcomes. If you’ve lost a loved one in a sudden crash, contact our offices at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case with a New Jersey wrongful death attorney

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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts is to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.