Jersey City, NJ – UPDATE: Peter Siano Injured in NJ-139 Crash
New Jersey, NJ (April 30, 2020) – A 27-year-old New York woman was arrested in connection with a crash that injured a Port Authority police officer on Tuesday morning, April 28th. Amandeep Tiwana of Flushing, New York struck a median on NJ-139 and reportedly caused a chain-reaction collision. Officer Peter Siano III and three Jersey City Police Officers were injured in the accident.
Siano and the other officers were at the scene of another crash when they were struck by Tiwana. Two detectives, identified as Christopher Monahan and David Valente, were also injured in the collision. Tiwana was transported to Jersey City Medical Center and later released.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with Peter Siano, Christopher Monahan, David Valente, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
New Jersey Car Accidents
In New Jersey, nearly 75 percent of reported car accidents happen in just 10 counties. Bergen, Essex, and Middlesex Counties had the highest rates of collisions reported in 2016. That same year, 62,690 reported accidents resulted in injuries.
If you or a loved one is involved in a serious crash, the resulting damages can be overwhelming. Many victims are unsure of what to do next to protect their legal rights. An experienced New Jersey car crash attorney can help injured victims and their families recover lost compensation.
Since 1965, Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC has provided reliable, result-driven legal services to New Jersey residents. Personal injury law is broad, involving an array of different accidents, and each comes with its own unique rules and limitations. Contact our offices today at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case with a Jersey City personal injury attorney.
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