Belleplain, NJ – Teen Driver Killed in Crash on NJ-347

Belleplain, NJ - Teen Driver Killed in Crash on NJ-347

Belleplain, NJ (July 11, 2024) – On Monday, July 8, a teen driver was killed after a two-vehicle collision in the Belleplain area. The fatal accident took place on NJ-347 NB near mile marker 0.7 late that afternoon, around 5:35 p.m. Local reports revealed that a 17-year-old male was driving a Toyota when he collided with a Ford pickup truck driven by a 56-year-old Bridgeton man. 

The teen driver sustained critical injuries and was airlifted by a New Jersey State Police-Southstar MedEvac helicopter to a nearby trauma center for treatment. The victim was later pronounced dead. It is unknown if anyone else involved in the collision was injured in the impact. The circumstances leading to the crash have not been determined. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is being managed by local law enforcement officials, and more information will be provided as it continues. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in New Jersey

Belleplain, NJ - Teen Driver Killed in Crash on NJ-347Car wrecks are the country’s leading cause of fatalities and serious injuries, both in New Jersey and across the country, so you never truly know when or if you will be hurt by a reckless driver. On American roads, there are nearly six million recorded auto accidents annually, with millions of injuries and tens of thousands of fatalities. A few of the most common reasons for disastrous collisions include speeding, intoxication, and distraction. In New Jersey, car accidents inflict nearly 60,000 injuries each year on average. If someone close to you is killed in a car crash, you may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim against the at-fault party to protect your legal rights by working closely with a competent lawyer. 

You do not want to take any chances with your case. Only a trained Belleplain wrongful death lawyer will be able to help you during this difficult time. The legal team at Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq is ready to fight for your full recovery. Contact our offices today at (800) 923-3456 to get started on your case. You will be glad that we are on your side during this time. 

Notes: Our accident news pieces utilize secondary sources like police and fire accident reports, news articles, and eyewitness testimonies. We have not independently verified this information at Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq. If you find inaccuracies, please contact us for correction. To request post-removal, please inform us, and we will promptly comply.

Disclaimer: This content is not a business solicitation, and none of the information provided should be construed as legal or medical advice. Additionally, the featured image in this post is not from the actual accident scene.

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