Moorestown, NJ – Police Called to Pedestrian Crash on NJ-38
Moorestown, NJ (May 14, 2020) – One person was left seriously injured following a vehicle collision in Moorestown on Wednesday, May 13th. Authorities were called to the scene of a collision on NJ-38 at around 10 p.m. that evening. Initial reports from Burlington County revealed that a pedestrian was struck near I-295.
The pedestrian reportedly suffered serious injuries in the accident. The victim was transported to a nearby medical facility for treatment. At this time, the cause of the accident is unknown.
Local law enforcement officials are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
There were 5,977 pedestrians killed in car crashes across the United States in 2017. That means a pedestrian is killed nearly every 88 minutes. Pedestrians are around 1.5 times more likely to be killed in a crash compared to those traveling in passenger cars.
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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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.