October 6, 2023
Carlstadt, NJ (April 13, 2023) - A crash reported in Bergen County early Thursday morning claimed one person’s life. The accident was reported to the emergency officials at approximately 3:30 a.m. on April 13.
According to investigative reports provided by Sgt. John Cleary, a passenger vehicle was traveling north on New Jersey State Route 17 when it collided with a box truck near the Carlstadt Ice Company, located in the 500 block of the roadway.
The impact of the collision caused the vehicle to catch on fire.
Firefighters responded to the scene and went to work quickly on battling the blaze. One person was removed from the passenger vehicle. The victim suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident is currently being investigated by the Carlstadt Criminal Investigations Unit.
Our condolences are with the family of the victim who lost their life as a result of this crash.
Fatal Car Accidents in New Jersey
Every year, truck accidents across the United States take the lives of thousands of people. Unfortunately, the size and weight of semi-trucks and commercial vehicles leave them more likely to cause severe injuries and death to people involved in accidents with them.
There are several types of truck accidents that we see take the lives of innocent people in our state every year. Some of the most common types of accidents include front-end accidents, rear-end accidents, T-bone collisions, and even sideswipe accidents. No matter the type of accident that takes place, losing a loved one in a fatal collision can have devastating consequences.
The unfortunate truth is the sudden and unexpected result of a loved one due two a fatal truck crash can be incredibly challenging to deal with. Many families are unsure of the options that they have moving forward. After losing a loved one, it is in your family’s best interest to seek the help of a Carlstadt wrongful death lawyer right away. Your family may be able to take legal action against the responsible party. Filing a wrongful death claim can provide you with financial relief for some of the losses and costs you face moving forward.
At Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq, we understand that dealing with the unexpected loss of a loved one can be overwhelming and stressful. Our experienced truck accident lawyers are dedicated to helping families across New Jersey seek the justice they deserve - no matter how complex their case may be. Our skilled and knowledgeable team of legal advocates will provide top-notch legal advice and representation so you don’t have to face this situation alone. To get started on your case, call our New Jersey law firm at 800-923-3456 today for a free consultation, and let us begin fighting for your rights.
Notes: Many of the accidents we write about could have been avoided. By disseminating information about serious incidents, we seek to arm our readers with the knowledge they need to prevent being seriously injured in an accident. This piece was created using external sources, including news articles and eyewitness descriptions of the collision and injuries. Therefore, the presented specifics of the accident have not been independently verified. Please notify us immediately if you find any inaccuracies in the article or if you wish to have the post deleted, we will rectify the content or remove the post.
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