Passaic, NJ – Emmanuel Perdomo Injured in Pedestrian Crash on NJ-21

Car Accidents,Injury • April 18, 2020

Passaic, NJ (April 18, 2020) – A 27-year-old man was left seriously injured after being struck by a car in Passaic on Tuesday night, April 14th. Emmanuel Perdomo was walking along NJ-21 when he was hit by a 2005 Honda Civic. Authorities were called to the scene of an auto-pedestrian accident at around 8 p.m. 

Perdomo and the driver of the Civic,  Luis J. Munoz, 57, were injured in the crash. Both parties were transported to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment. No other details on the crash are known at this time. 

Local law enforcement officials are currently investigating the cause of the accident. 

Our thoughts are with Emmanuel Perdomo, Luis J. Munoz, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey

New Jersey has the highest pedestrian fatality rate in the country. From 2008 to 2017, pedestrian deaths in the state increased by a shocking 35 percent. 5,977 pedestrians were killed in the state in 2017. 

Pedestrians are vulnerable to suffering from life-threatening injuries in the event of a crash. Sadly, many drivers fail to look out for pedestrians as they should. Injured victims should consult with a qualified New Jersey pedestrian injury lawyer to discuss their options for compensation. 

At Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC, we’ve proudly been serving the people of New Jersey since 1965. Our years of experience means we know how to fight for the compensation our clients deserve. Call us today at (201) 997- 0030 to see how we can help. 

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