August 14, 2023
Irvington, NJ – Teen Injured in Car Crash on Grove St
Irvington, NJ (July 11, 2023) – A teen was left injured as a result of a car crash that took place in the Irvington area on Saturday morning, July 8.
Just after 9:45 a.m., the police and firefighters were notified that a crash occurred on Grove Street.
Police reports show that a 13-year-old was struck by a vehicle in the 1100 block of the roadway during the morning hours. The teen was seriously injured as a result of the crash.
Emergency medical services rushed to the side of the crash in rendered aid to the victim. The teen was then transported to University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, where he was admitted in critical condition.
Authorities reported that the driver of the vehicle fled the scene of the accident. Authorities were able to locate the driver, who was identified as 54-year-old Odaniel Exima. Exima is currently facing charges of endangering an injured victim and leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in serious bodily injury.
The police department is currently investigating.
We hope the teen is able to recover quickly.
Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey
Suffering injuries as a result of a pedestrian accident can have a severe impact on your life. Unfortunately, more than 130,000 people are left injured as a result of pedestrian accidents that occur across the nation each year. Here in the garden state, it is all too common to see pedestrians left was serious and life-altering injuries as a result of accidents.
Victims of pedestrian accidents often suffer significant trauma to the head, severe bone fractures, and life-threatening internal organ injuries. In many cases, victims have to go through extensive medical treatment in order to recover.
When innocent people are hurt as a result of pedestrian crashes caused by negligence, they have the opportunity to file a personal injury claim against the responsible party. To recover compensation, you must be able to demonstrate that an act of negligence led to the accident occurring. This could include showing that the driver was speeding, under the influence, or even using their cell phone lot behind the wheel.
After proving negligence, you have the ability to recover compensation for lost earning capacity, medical expenses, loss of quality of life, and other economic and non-economic damages you face. Seeking help from a pedestrian accident lawyer in Irvington can provide you with the best chance of protecting your legal rights and holding the negligent party accountable.
At Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq, our lawyers are well-versed in the intricacies of personal injury law and understand how challenging it can be to deal with a personal injury. Our team’s decades of experience have enabled us to provide top-notch legal advice and representation to victims across New Jersey. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, call our New Jersey personal injury law firm at 800-923-3456 today and schedule a free consultation so we can help protect your rights and ensure fair compensation for your suffering.
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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