Edison, NJ – 2 Killed in Motorcycle Collision on NJ Tpke
Edison, NJ (April 19, 2020) – Two riders were killed in a collision involving three motorcycles near Edison on Sunday, April 19th. The site of the crash was located in the outer, southbound lanes of the New Jersey Turnpike near mile marker 84. Authorities arrived at the scene to render aid to those involved in the accident.
Local reports revealed that the crash occurred at around 1:20 p.m. The identities of the deceased parties haven’t been reported. It’s unknown if others at the scene suffered injuries in the crash.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is being handled by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
New Jersey Motorcycle Accidents
Each year, motorcycle accidents are overrepresented in national roadway fatalities. In 2017, 80 motorcyclists were killed in collisions in New Jersey, an increase from only 69 the year before. Around 5,000 riders were killed nationwide in 2017.
Motorcycles leave their riders with little protection in the event of a crash. That means motorcyclists are much more likely to suffer fatal injuries compared to those traveling in passenger vehicles. In some cases, surviving family members can consult with a New Jersey motorcycle crash lawyer in the event of a deadly collision.
At Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC, we can help you through a difficult time. Losing a family member is never easy, and we’re here to help you. Contact our offices today at (201) 997- 0030 to see how we can help.
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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.