Franklin, NJ – Alexander Macniven Killed at Easton & Girard Ave

Car Accidents,Injury • June 6, 2020

Franklin, NJ (June 6, 2020) – One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash that caused one car to be engulfed in flames in Franklin Township on Thursday evening, June 4th. The accident reportedly occurred at the corner of Easton Avenue and Girard Avenue at around 6:40 p.m. Initial reports revealed that a 2008 Nissan Rogue was making a left turn onto Girard Avenue when it collided with a 1999 Hyundai Elantra. 

The Elantra left the roadway and the driver, Alexander Macniven, 23, from Somerset, New Jersey, was trapped inside. The driver of the Nissan, Marlene Martin, 76, also from Somerset, was able to escape the vehicle before it caught on fire. Emergency units were able to extricate Macniven and transport him to a nearby trauma center. 

He was later pronounced dead. An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Alexander Macniven at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.

Deadly Left-Turn Crashes in New Jersey

Left turns are involved in nearly 22.2% of crashes each year. There are more than 2.5 million intersection crashes each year. An estimated 61% of these accidents involve drivers making left-hand turns. 

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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