Elizabeth, NJ – Pedestrian Hurt in Crash at Westfield Ave & Broad St

Elizabeth, NJ - Pedestrian Hurt in Crash at Westfield Ave & Broad St

Elizabeth, NJ (July 10, 2024) – On Sunday, July 7, a pedestrian was injured after a collision in the Elizabeth area. The incident was reported that afternoon, around 2 p.m., at the corner of Westfield Avenue and N. Broad Street. The male victim was traveling on foot when they were hit by an oncoming motor vehicle. 

Local reports revealed that a vehicle was making a left turn onto Westfield when it hit the pedestrian. Emergency responders were quickly dispatched to provide aid to the involved parties. The driver involved remained at the scene and cooperated with responding officials. The injured party was transported by ambulance to University Hospital in Newark for the treatment of life-threatening injuries. No further information on the crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey

Elizabeth, NJ - Pedestrian Hurt in Crash at Westfield Ave & Broad StPedestrian safety is becoming increasingly important as the number of deadly pedestrian crashes that happen in New Jersey each year continues to grow. It was projected that there were roughly 8,000 pedestrian fatalities on American roadways in 2021. This translates to one death every 66 minutes on average. Sharing the road with a large car is far from safe as a pedestrian. An estimated 100,000 emergency room visits are attributed to pedestrian-related incidents on average, with pedestrians accounting for nearly one out of every six collision fatalities in 2021. Your chances of suffering severe or even fatal injuries in an accident as a pedestrian are considerably higher. In order to maximize their compensation, families that want to file a wrongful death claim successfully need to work with a knowledgeable lawyer.

You have a right to the road as a pedestrian. If you are injured, you can pursue a claim for compensation with the help of a qualified Elizabeth car accident lawyer. The legal team at Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq is ready to get to work on your case and fight for your full recovery. If you have any questions, we can answer them during a free initial consultation. Contact our offices 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 to make corrections. 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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