North Brunswick, NJ – Alysa Kristjanson Killed on US-130

Car Accidents,Injury • June 7, 2020

North Brunswick, NJ (June 7, 2020) – A woman was killed in a hit-and-run collision in North Brunswick Township on Friday, June 5th. The accident occurred on US-130. Alysa Kristjanson, 22, was walking along the highway when she was fatally struck.

The driver failed to remain at the scene of the accident. Recent reports revealed that the vehicle involved was a dark-colored SUV. 

An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Alysa Krisjanson at this time.

Deadly Hit-&-Runs in New Jersey

North Brunswick, NJ - Alysa Kristjanson Killed on US-130In 2015, there were 737,100 hit-and-runs reported nationwide. The following year, a documented 2,049 deadly hit-and-runs took place in the United States. This marks an all-time high for fatal hit-and-run collisions. 

If you have lost a loved one in New Jersey, the first thing that you should understand is who can bring forth a claim in our state — and when a wrongful death claim is appropriate. Under New Jersey’s wrongful death statute, a wrongful death lawsuit is appropriate when the negligence of the defendant — the at-fault party — was the direct cause of the decedent’s death. A wrongful death claim is filed by the representative of the decedent and attempts to establish the defendant’s negligence. 

At Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC, our attorneys are dedicated to pursuing claims seeking full compensation for family members who have lost a loved one due to the negligence or wrongful acts of another party. Our New Jersey wrongful death attorneys will guide you through the entire legal process, whatever the nature of your claim. If you’ve unfairly lost a loved one due to another’s negligence, give us a call today at (201) 997- 0030. 

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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.