Belleville, NJ – Motorcycle Crash with Injuries on Washington Ave
Belleville, NJ (June 27, 2020) – A crash involving a motorcycle and another vehicle resulted in injuries in Belleville on Thursday, June 25. Emergency crews from Essex County were called to the scene at around 2:30 p.m. The accident occurred at the 600 block of Washington Avenue.
The motorcyclist was seriously injured in the crash. Paramedics were called to the scene to render aid and transport the victim to a hospital for treatment.
The crash is currently under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in New Jersey
In 2012, a reported 69 people were killed in nearly 2,200 motorcycle crashes across New Jersey. Motorcyclists in the state have an 82% chance of being injured in the event of a crash. Statistics show that riders are around 27 times more likely to suffer deadly injuries in an accident.
Motorcyclists, even when they follow the necessary safety protocol, have little protection when colliding with a motor vehicle. Common road hazards like potholes, ice, cracks, or slick roads are a much greater risk for riders than drivers. Car crashes can leave riders paralyzed, as amputees, or with other types of permanent disability.
At Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC, our team of New Jersey motorcycle crash attorneys advocates for innocent riders who have faced injury and harm due to careless drivers. Insurance companies often try to close the case early, effectively eliminating any additional compensation you may be entitled to. If you’ve been injured by a negligent driver, call us today at (619) 231- 0724.
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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.