August 18, 2023
Jersey City, NJ (May 17, 2023) – A 25-year-old man from Jersey City, New Jersey, suffered fatal injuries as a result of an early morning accident on Monday, May 15.
At approximately 2:20 a.m., the Jersey City Police Department was called to the scene of a crash on Kennedy Boulevard.
Reports show that a 25-year-old man was driving in the area of Kennedy Boulevard and St. Paul’s Avenue when he became involved in a collision. As a result of the crash, his vehicle caught on fire.
The man suffered fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Jersey City Police Department is currently investigating the crash.
We offer our condolences to the family of the man who lost his life in this accident.
Fatal Car Accidents in New Jersey
In 2022, over 700 people lost their lives as a result of motor vehicle accidents in the state of New Jersey. This is the highest number of traffic-related fatalities statewide since 2007. The unfortunate truth is that we continue to see a significant number of people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents despite having laws in place to protect motorists.
As more and more people are turning to technology, we see countless accidents take place as a result of distracted drivers. When drivers are on their cell phones, whether talking or texting, they take their attention off the road, which can cause serious accidents.
We have also witnessed an increase in the number of drunk driving accidents on our roads. When people are impaired by drugs or alcohol, they can have a severely delayed reaction time, poor judgment, and other negative effects that prevent them from operating the vehicle safely and responsibly.
Unfortunately, negligent actions continue to be the leading cause of these accidents. If your loved one has died as a result of a fatal motor vehicle accident, a Jersey City wrongful death lawyer can help your family get justice. After a fatal accident, your family can pursue legal action against the responsible party to recover compensation for your damages.
At Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq, we know that no amount of financial compensation will ever fill the void left by a loved one's sudden passing. Our committed and experienced car accident attorneys are here to provide necessary legal counsel and personal attention during what is an especially painful time. We want to make sure your family gets the closure they deserve while making sure financial burdens do not prevent you from getting justice. If you would like more information about how we can help your family following the loss of a loved one due to a fatal car crash, please call 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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