Hackensack, NJ – Michael Columbo Struck at River St & Moonachie Rd
Hackensack, NJ (May 30, 2020) – A 56-year-old man was critically injured after being hit by a motor vehicle in Hackensack on Thursday, May 28th. The incident occurred at around 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of S. River Street and Moonachie Road. Michael Columbo was crossing at the intersection when he was hit by a car.
Logan Sanint, 24, of Hawthorne, New Jersey was driving a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee when he struck Columbo. Authorities found Columbo lying in the middle of the roadway when they arrived. He was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center for treatment.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
New Jersey Pedestrian Crashes
In 2014, there were 270 pedestrians severely injured in vehicle collisions in New Jersey. A total of 6,000 pedestrians were struck by cars that year. A reported 141 pedestrians lost their lives in vehicle collisions in the state in 2014.
Even if you think your claim is foolproof, you still should consult with an experienced New Jersey pedestrian injury lawyer. You may wonder: why would I need a personal injury lawyer after a crosswalk or jogging accident? This may be your first time pursuing an injury claim, and you need to reach out to an experienced New Jersey attorney for help.
If the driver is to blame for your injuries, you may be able to get the compensation you need to make a full recovery. Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC has over 50 years of experience helping pedestrians recover after a serious accident. Contact us today at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case.
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