Elizabeth, NJ – Sabryna Morales Killed in Box-Truck Crash on Grand St

Car Accidents,Injury • May 11, 2020

Elizabeth, NJ (May 11, 2020) – A 21-year-old woman was fatally struck by a box-truck in Elizabeth on Saturday night, May 9th. The accident occurred at the 900 block of East Grand Street. The deceased pedestrian was later identified as Sabryna Morales from Elizabeth.

Authorities found Morales with serious injuries at the scene. She was later pronounced dead by responding paramedics. Initial reports revealed that moments before authorities arrived Morales had been hit by a box-truck. 

An investigation into the accident is currently underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Sabryna Morales at this time.

New Jersey Deadly Pedestrian Accidents

Elizabeth, NJ - Sabryna Morales Killed in Box-Truck Crash on Grand StNew Jersey has one of the highest pedestrian fatality rates in the nation. In the span of nine years, pedestrian deaths in the state increased by 35%. In 2017, there were 5,977 pedestrian fatalities recorded in New Jersey. 

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After losing a loved one in a deadly car crash, you need a New Jersey wrongful death lawyer who is prepared to assist you with every aspect of your case or claim. Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC has over 50 years of experience helping the people of New Jersey after losing a loved one in a fatal car accident. Contact our offices today at (201) 997- 0030 to see how we can help your case. 

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