August 18, 2023
Ewing Township, NJ (January 29, 2023) – A 60-year-old man has died as a result of a pedestrian crash that took place in Ewing Township. On January 25, the Ewing Police Department responded to the scene of a traffic crash that occurred on Pennington Road.
Preliminary reports show that just after 5:45 p.m., 60-year-old Michael Roche was walking in the area of Pennington Road and Somerset Street.
For unknown reasons, a single vehicle traveling through the area struck the pedestrian.
Roche was transported to The Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center, where he later passed away from his injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation by the Ewing Township Police Department and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office.
Our condolences go out to the family of Michael Roche at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
It is undeniable that pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable victims in motor vehicle accidents. Pedestrians have nothing to protect them in accidents, which means they are more likely to suffer significant and life-threatening injuries. Victims who are involved in this type of accident often suffer from:
- Traumatic brain injuries.
- Internal organ injuries.
- Spinal cord fractures.
- Severe compound fractures.
- Severe cuts and lacerations.
- Permanent scarring and disfigurements.
Any type of significant injury from a pedestrian crash can have an overwhelming impact on the life of the victim. If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in a pedestrian accident, it is important that you reach out to a pedestrian accident lawyer in Ewing Township right away. You may be able to file a personal injury claim against the person who is responsible.
Filing a personal injury case can help you recover compensation for some of the damages that you face following your accident. This include:
- Lost wages from having to take time off work.
- Lost earning capacity if you have been forced out of work forever.
- Permanent scarring and disfigurement.
- Medical expenses, both immediate costs and long-term treatment expenses.
- And more.
Having a strong legal team can help to ensure you have the best chance of getting justice after suffering debilitating injuries due to the negligence of another person.
If you have been hurt due to an auto accident, contact our fearless New Jersey personal injury lawyers at Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq. We are dedicated to giving each of our clients the best representation possible. Our legal advocates understand what it takes to get the justice you deserve, and we are committed to helping you achieve the best possible outcome for your case.
We have a long track record of successful cases for our clients, and we would be honored to help you with your case as well. Contact us now at 800-923-3456 for your free consultation.
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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