Wall, NJ – UPDATE: Patrick Elhalaka Killed on Garden State Pkwy
Wall, NJ (April 7, 2020) – Authorities have identified the man killed in a deadly collision yesterday morning in Wall Township. According to local law enforcement officials, Patrick A. Elhalaka, 30, of Port Redding, New Jersey was traveling on Garden State Parkway when he collided near the Monmouth Service Area. Officials were called to the scene of the crash at around 10:24 a.m.
Authorities reported that Elhalaka was pronounced dead at the scene. The occupant of another car involved in the crash, Tresy M. Thomas of Bayville, was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. At this time, the cause of the crash is still unknown.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is currently underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Patrick A. Elhalaka at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Car Accidents in New Jersey
Tens of thousands of people each year are killed in car accidents across the country. Car accidents are the leading contributor to death and serious injury nationwide. 570 deadly crashes were reported in New Jersey in 2016.
Car accidents are usually caused by the reckless actions of other drivers. When these accidents result in fatal injuries, these drivers can be held responsible. Surviving family members should consult with a qualified New Jersey car accident lawyer to discuss lost compensation.
The legal team at Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC can help you seek justice after a crash. We’re here to help families recover after the loss of a loved one. Give us a call 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.