Car accidents can be a very serious type of accident. Such accidents can cause individuals to suffer impactful injuries and can sometimes even have fatal results. This can be seen in an auto accident that recently occurred in New Jersey.
The accident happened in Clifton, New Jersey last Sunday. That night, an SUV that was being driven by a 44-year-old woman crashed into a car that was being driven by an 80-year-old man on Route 3. According to authorities, the 44-year-old woman's SUV was going the wrong way along the highway at the time of the accident. According to the article on lehighvalleylive.com which reported this story, it is not yet known what the specific cause of this wrong-way driving was.
The 80-year-old man died as a result of this car accident. The crash also caused the 44-year-old woman to sustain injuries. She was brought to a hospital after the accident. Details regarding the severity and extent of the woman's injuries have not been disclosed.
As this collision shows, motor vehicle accidents can be extremely harmful.
When an auto accident occurs that results in an individual getting hurt or dying, it can be very important to look closely at the details of the accident. Such a review can help reveal what factors were behind an accident and who, ultimately, was responsible for it. Such things can have a major impact on what sorts of options are available for an individual or a family to seek relief in relation to an auto accident.
Source: lehighvalleylive.com, "Elderly man dies in New Jersey crash after car is struck by wrong-way driver, authorities say," May 27, 2013