It is common knowledge that driving can be difficult and downright dangerous on New Jersey roadways these days. Drivers are faced with abundant and serious threats any time they get behind the wheel. A car accident is an event that no person wants to face. However, odds are that all drivers will experience an accident at some point in their driving careers. A tragic accident in Jersey City recently left a man facing serious charges.
The accident happened during the early morning hours on a well-traveled roadway. According to accident reports, a BMW and a Honda collided head-on. A preliminary police investigation found that the driver of the BMW was traveling south in the northbound lane and crashed into the Honda.
The crash resulted in injuries to the occupants of the Honda. Reports say a 63-year-old passenger in the Honda was rushed to a local hospital with serious injuries, while the driver of the Honda was treated for minor injuries. Police said the driver of the BMW was arrested and is facing two counts of assault by auto, as well as other motor vehicle violations.
As traffic increases across the state of New Jersey, drivers should always remain alert and focused behind the wheel. However, its a fact of life that accidents are going to happen. Some are minor inconveniences, while others can be very serious and have far-reaching impacts. Those that have been injured due to the negligence of another in a car accident can pursue legal action. Rightful and much-needed compensation can come from a successfully litigated lawsuit.
Source: Nj.com, “Man faces assault by auto charges after early-morning crash in Jersey City“, Patrick Villanova, May 14, 2018