Dumont, NJ – Deadly Hit-&-Run Accident At Washington & Madison Ave

Dumont, NJ (March 17, 2024) – On Thursday, March 14, a pedestrian was killed after a hit-and-run crash in the Dumont area. The fatal accident took place at the corner of Washington Avenue and Madison Avenue at around 5:19 p.m. Emergency responders were quickly dispatched to the scene after being notified of a pedestrian-vehicle accident.

Local reports indicated that the victim was traveling on foot when they were hit by an oncoming motor vehicle. The at-fault driver fled the scene without rendering aid to the injured party. The hurt pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by attending medical personnel. The identity of the deceased party has not been provided at this time. No further information on the deadly accident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash.

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


Fatal Hit-&-Run Crash in New Jersey

A hit-and-run crash is a devastating event. Not only can you be dealing with serious injuries, but you may be uncertain who is responsible for the accident if they flee the scene. This is a crime in New Jersey, and reckless drivers should be held accountable for their actions. The number of deadly hit-and-runs has spiked in recent years. An estimated 737,100 hit-and-runs were reported nationwide in a recent year, translating to someone fleeing the site of a collision almost every 43 seconds. Thousands are killed in these collisions each year, and the number continues to grow annually. It is key that you are ready to pursue a wrongful death claim with the help of a trained personal injury lawyer if you lose someone in a deadly accident.

You do not have to be on your own during this difficult time. Only a trained Dumont wrongful death lawyer will be ready to get you the full recovery you deserve after a fatal accident. The trained legal team at Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq is ready to get to work on your case. Call us today at (800) 923-3456.

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.

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