August 18, 2023
Passaic County, NJ (June 27, 2023) – A young teen was left with significant injuries following a bicycle accident that took place in Passaic County.
On June 27, authorities reported that a 13-year-old boy, identified as a student at Christopher Columbus Middle School in Clifton, New Jersey, was riding a bicycle in the area of Fifth Avenue and West Second Street at approximately 8:30 p.m. While passing through the intersection, the teen was struck by a vehicle. The impact of the collision caused the boy to be ejected from his bicycle.
A teen suffered severe injuries as a result of the crash. He was rendered aid at the scene and rushed by ambulance to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Patterson, New Jersey, for emergency treatment.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the bicyclist is able to recover quickly following this accident.
Bicycle Accidents in New Jersey
Bicycle accidents take place frequently in the state of New Jersey. Regrettably, those involved in these crashes are often left with serious injuries that impact their health and well-being. We see countless bicyclists suffer broken bones, severe lacerations, and even spinal cord injuries due to these accidents. To make matters even worse, most of these accidents are completely preventable.
There are many acts of negligence that lead to bicycle accidents here in the Garden State. One of the most common causes of bicycle accidents in New Jersey is reckless driving by motor vehicle operators.
Additionally, many drivers fail to yield to cyclists or ignore their presence on the road altogether, leading to devastating collisions. Another cause is poor infrastructure and lack of designated bike lanes, which force bicyclists to share crowded roads with cars and trucks. Regrettably, there are many instances where motorists fail to see cyclists on the road due to texting or talking on their cell phones.
If you have suffered injuries as a result of a bicycle accident that was caused by the negligence of another driver, you may be able to take legal action. It is crucial that you reach out to a Passaic County bicycle accident lawyer as soon as possible. Your attorney will begin the legal process of seeking financial compensation for the damages and losses that you have to deal with due to your accident.
At Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq, we strive to provide every one of our clients with the personal attention and service they deserve. With decades of experience in motor vehicle injury cases and a commitment to justice for all victims, you can be sure that we will work tirelessly to get you the best outcome possible.
We understand how difficult this time may be for you and are here, ready to help answer any questions or concerns you have about your case. Don't hesitate to contact us today at 800-923-3456 so that we can start defending your rights.
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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