Vernon, NJ – Motorcyclist Killed in Accident on Wawayanda Rd
Vernon, NJ (April 14, 2020) – A 33-year-old Long Valley man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Vernon Township on Sunday, April 13th. The accident occurred on Wawayanda Road at around 2:45 p.m. According to reports from officials, a southbound Mazda struck the man while he was riding a motorcycle north on the roadway.
At this time, it’s unknown why the 40-year-old man driving the Mazda struck the motorcyclist. The identities of those involved in the accident have been withheld. No further updates have been provided.
Local officials are currently investigating the cause of the collision.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in New Jersey
Few things rival the sensation of riding a motorcycle out on the open road. However, with this freedom comes many serious risks. Motorcyclists are much more likely to suffer fatal injuries in the event of an accident.
In fact, riders are 27 times more likely to be killed in a car crash compared to those riding in other vehicles. There are thousands of motorcyclists killed each year across the country. In some cases, surviving riders can consult with a qualified New Jersey wrongful death attorney to discuss possible compensation.
The legal team at Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC understands that losing a loved one is never easy. We want to help make sure that you are able to recover. Contact us today at (201) 997- 0030 to see how we can help.
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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.