Carteret, NJ – Crash with Injuries Reported on New Jersey Turnpike near I-12

Carteret, NJ (August 2, 2023) – A motor vehicle accident was reported in the Carteret area that ended in injuries. At around 2:30 p.m. on August 1, emergency officials were dispatched to assist on-site at a traffic collision that occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike.

According to reports from the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, a collision between vehicles blocked the outer roadway on the turnpike just south of Interstate 12. The incident prompted the response of multiple law enforcement agencies.

Emergency medical services were requested on-site to care for those harmed in this accident. Those who required further care were transported to area hospitals.

At this time, the crash is being investigated.

We hope those injured as a result of this accident are able to recover quickly.

Car Accidents in New Jersey

Car accidents occur frequently in New Jersey, and many of them are attributed to negligence. When drivers fail to operate their vehicles safely and responsibly, they pose a significant risk to others on the road. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people in our state alone are injured in accidents, leading to hospitalizations. Nationwide, over 2 million people are hospitalized annually due to collisions.

Various common factors contribute to the high car accident rate in New Jersey, including:

  • Drivers operating vehicles under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • Failure to yield the right-of-way at intersections, when changing lanes, or merging onto roads.
  • Running red lights or disregarding stop signs at busy intersections.
  • Distracted driving, such as using phones or even eating while behind the wheel.

Any act of negligence can result in severe accidents with life-altering injuries for victims. Unfortunately, our state witnesses hundreds of accidents reported each week. If you find yourself injured in a car collision, it is crucial to understand your rights going forward. Working with a car accident lawyer in New Jersey can offer an opportunity to seek financial compensation to cover medical expenses and various other damages. Seeking legal guidance as soon as possible after the accident is in your best interest. With a skilled legal advocate on your side, you can increase your chances of obtaining compensation for all your losses and damages.

At Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq, our New Jersey car accident lawyers are dedicated to helping each client secure maximum compensation for their damages. With decades of experience in personal injury law, we will use effective strategies and negotiation techniques to ensure that you get what you deserve. Our team will investigate your accident and gather the strongest possible for your case. We will fight diligently to hold the negligent party accountable for their actions and help you maximize your financial recovery. To start your journey toward justice, give our New Jersey personal injury law firm a call at 800-923-3456 or request a free consultation today.

Notes: Many of the accidents we write about could have been avoided. By disseminating information about serious incidents, we seek to arm our readers with the knowledge they need to prevent being seriously injured in an accident. This piece was created using external sources, including news articles and eyewitness descriptions of the collision and injuries. Therefore, the presented specifics of the accident have not been independently verified. Please notify us immediately if you find any inaccuracies in the article or if you wish to have the post deleted, we will rectify the content or remove the post.

Disclaimer: This is not a business solicitation, and none of the material presented is intended to be legal or medical advice. The featured image used in this post was not taken at this actual accident scene.

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