East Rutherford, NJ – Multiple Injuries in Motorcycle Crash on NJ Tpke
East Rutherford, NJ (June 29, 2020) – On Friday night, June 26, multiple motorcyclists were involved in a collision in East Rutherford. The accident reportedly occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike (I-95). Emergency personnel was called to the scene of the accident at around 11:30 p.m.
A reported five ambulances responded to the site of the crash. According to local sources, at least three motorcycles were involved in the accident. The cause of the accident is not known at this time.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in New Jersey
Motorcycle crashes have spiked in New Jersey in recent years. In 2016, 69 people were killed in motorcycle crashes across the state. New Jersey motorcyclists have an 84% chance of being injured 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 in a motorcycle accident, 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.