March 17, 2023
Newark, NJ (March 17, 2023) – At around 5:14 a.m. on March 16, the Newark Police Department and area firefighters were called to the scene of an accident in the Central Ward that left one man injured.
Reports from the police show that the police were in pursuit of a suspect who was occupying a stolen Kia during the early morning hours. As the vehicle fled the police, they crashed into a Honda Civic near the intersection of Irvine Turner Boulevard and 18th Avenue.
Emergency crews arrived at the scene and located two damaged vehicles that were involved in the crash and blocking the road. Four people, including the driver of the Kia, fled the scene of the crash.
The driver of the Honda, who has not been identified publicly, suffered injuries in the crash. He was transported by ambulance to an area hospital for emergency care.
The incident remains under investigation at this time.
Car Accidents in New Jersey
Car accidents occur every day in New Jersey. Quite often, victims who are involved in these accidents are left with significant injuries. There are many instances where people are left with significant injuries due to accidents caused by negligent and careless drivers. Far too often, speeding motorists crash into other vehicles in the state of New Jersey. When drivers are in a rush to get to their destination, they can cause serious accidents that leave victims with devastating and life-changing injuries.
Unfortunately, many accidents take place at intersections. In fact, statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that approximately 40 percent of all motor vehicle accidents across the country take place at intersections. In many cases, these accidents are a result of drivers who fail to provide other drivers the right of way to travel. We see far too many intersection accidents take place due to drivers who run red lights or pass stop signs. When drivers do not allow other vehicles to safely pass through the area, they can crash into them and cause harm.
Unfortunately, the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident can take a significant toll on victims and their families. Victims often struggle physically as the victims and their families suffer mentally and financially. In order to cope with the aftermath of an automobile accident, victims should reach out to a car accident lawyer in Newark as soon as possible. After an accident, victims have legal options to help them move forward.
At Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq, we understand how difficult it can be to move forward and deal with a personal injury alone. For this reason, our team is here to provide you with personalized legal advice and compassionate support at every stage of the process. Our knowledgeable Newark personal injury lawyers will fight diligently to ensure you are able to get justice in that the person who is responsible for your injuries is held accountable. If you have been injured in an accident due to the negligent actions of another driver, contact us today at 800-923-3456. Our lawyers can schedule a free consultation with you at your earliest convenience so that we can begin helping you get justice.
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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