Jersey City, NJ – Illich Ferrera Killed in Crash on Paterson Plank Rd

Car Accidents,Injury • June 20, 2020

Jersey City, NJ (June 20, 2020) – A motorcyclist was killed after crashing his bike in an attempt to avoid a vehicle in Jersey City. The accident occurred at around 11 p.m. at the intersection of Paterson Plank Road and Congress Street. The deceased victim was identified as Illich Ferrera, 43, of Hackensack, New Jersey. 

Ferrara reportedly crashed into a wall while attempting to avoid another vehicle. The vehicle in question is believed to be an older-style passenger van of dark color. 

Local authorities are currently investigating the collision. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Illich Ferrera at this time.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in New Jersey 

Jersey City, NJ - Illich Ferrera Killed in Crash on Paterson Plank RdThere were 2,200 motorcyclists involved in car accidents in New Jersey in 2016. That year, 69 people were killed in motorcycle collisions in the state. In New Jersey, statistics show that motorcycle crashes have a nearly 82% chance of resulting in injuries. 

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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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.