Rahway, NJ – Pedestrian Accident on St George Ave
Rahway, NJ (April 26, 2020) – A 48-year-old man from Roselle, New Jersey was struck by a car on Saturday, April 25th, in Rahway. Linden Police and Fire units were called to the scene at around 12:15 p.m. The man was crossing at the 800 block of E. St. George Avenue (NJ-27) when he was hit by a 2019 Chevy Tahoe.
The injured victim was transported to Newark University Hospital in critical condition. Neither the 40-year-old Linden woman driving the passenger or her passengers were injured in the crash.
The crash is currently being investigated by the Linden Police Traffic Bureau. No further details on the crash are currently available.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Crashes in New Jersey
Across New Jersey, an estimated 141 people are killed in car crashes each year. Nearly 270 are seriously injured, with a shocking 6,000 being hit by vehicles annually. New Jersey has one of the highest pedestrian deaths per capita in the nation.
Any time a pedestrian accidents takes place, the pedestrian is going to suffer worse. Pedestrians are responsible for looking out for roadway hazards, but drivers also have a duty to avoid causing injury when behind the wheel of a car. Regardless of what causes the crash, injured pedestrians should consult with a New Jersey pedestrian injury lawyer immediately to protect their legal rights.
At Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC, we will advise and counsel you on your legal rights and responsibilities after an accident. We utilize our experience, knowledge, and dedication to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients. Contact our offices at (201) 997- 0030 if you’ve been unfairly injured in a pedestrian accident.
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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.