Sometimes, car vs. pedestrian accidents result in a pedestrian's death. Thus, car vs. pedestrian accidents can be an extremely serious type of accident. Consequently, one hopes that all motor vehicle drivers in New Jersey take all reasonable steps to prevent car vs. pedestrian accidents when behind the wheel.
A car vs. pedestrian accident recently occurred in New Jersey in which a pedestrian died.
The accident happened in Stow Creek Township, New Jersey last Friday. Reportedly, that evening, a 21-year-old man from Bridgeton, New Jersey was walking on Stow Creek Road. According to authorities, the man was in the road's northbound lane. The man was then hit by a northbound pickup truck. The pickup truck's driver stayed at the scene after the accident.
Reportedly, this car vs. pedestrian accident is still in the process of being investigated.
The 21-year-old man was killed in this accident.
As this incident shows, car vs. pedestrian accidents can sometimes result in a fatality.
There are many different things that can cause car vs. pedestrian accidents. One thing that can cause such accidents is negligence by motor vehicle drivers.
When a motor vehicle driver engages in negligence and such negligence results in a pedestrian getting fatally struck, one option that is available to the pedestrian's family to seek relief is to bring a wrongful death claim.
Wrongful death claims can have many complicated aspects. Thus, if a person is considering bringing a wrongful death claim, he or she may wish to consider seeking advice from an attorney.
Source: nj.com, "Victim struck, killed in Stow Creek Township identified as Bridgeton man," Bill Gallo Jr., March 23, 2013