A popular New Jersey high school teacher has been released on bail after seriously injuring a police officer while intoxicated. The man slammed into the 39-year-old officer's marked car and then fled the accident scene. He was later caught by police in a backyard and now faces multiple charges.
A personal injury can leave you badly injured in a hospital, with broken bones that make it hard to work, or even with a concussion that impacts your life in the long term. When you suffer a personal injury due to a pedestrian accident in New Jersey, you should be aware that you have a right to seek compensation and justice for the incident. If negligence played a roll in the accident that injured you, the driver may end up charged with a number of crimes.
Living in New Jersey, you're bound to see a car accident here or there, and you may wonder what you can do to help prevent the accidents. Despite trying to limit distractions, lower speed limits, reduce drinking, and to prevent negligence, some drivers still do the very things that cause accidents on the roads. Sadly, there isn't much you can do about it except for making sure they pay for the damage they have caused through monetary compensation or other acceptable sentences.
If you've witnessed or had the misfortune to be part of a pedestrian accident, you know how serious and immediate the danger is. This fatal pedestrian accident took place when a tractor-trailer struck a pedestrian on the shoulder of the New Jersey Turnpike, according to the police on the scene. The April 1 report states that the victim of this tragic accident did not survive, passing away shortly after the accident.