October 23, 2023
Franklin Lakes, NJ (August 7, 2023) – A bicyclist was hospitalized after a motor vehicle accident that took place in Franklin Lakes on Sunday morning, August 6.
At around 11:30 a.m., the Franklin Lakes Police and local firefighters responded to the scene of a crash that occurred on Briarwoods Road.
Reports from the police show that a bicyclist was struck by a vehicle on Briarwoods Road near Bayberry Lane during the late morning hours. The bicyclist was severely hurt in the crash.
Authorities rushed to the scene and immediately performed CPR on the victim while rendering first aid. The bicyclist was transported by ambulance to St Joseph’s University Medical Center in the Paterson area.
At this time, the Franklin Lakes Police Department is investigating.
We hope the bicyclist recovers quickly following this accident.
Bicycle Accidents in New Jersey
A bicycle accident has the ability to completely transform your life. Regrettably, this is not typically for the best. Accidents of this nature are likely to leave victims with severe head trauma, broken bones, and other significant injuries that cause overwhelming pain and suffering. Dealing with the aftermath of an accident is often far more than physical. In addition to having to go through endless medical treatment for serious injuries, which can last a lifetime in some cases, victims endure towering financial burdens and losses.
To help ease some of the financial strains that you may face in the aftermath of an auto accident, you should take legal action against the responsible party. A personal injury lawsuit can provide you with financial relief for various damages that you face. This can include:
- Lost wages
- Medical costs (both immediate and long-term)
- Lost earnings
- Property damage
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Loss of enjoyment of life
Working with a bicycle accident lawyer in Franklin Lakes can provide you with the best chances of maximizing your financial recovery for these and other losses that your accident may have caused.
Here at Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq, we understand that auto accidents can be a difficult and stressful experience for those involved. That is why our New Jersey personal injury lawyers are here to provide the best representation possible when it comes to ensuring justice and financial compensation for physical damages. Our team brings over 30 years of legal experience and dedication to each case they take on, so if you’re in need of representation after an auto accident in New Jersey, feel free to reach out to our New Jersey personal injury law firm today at 800-923-3456 for a 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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