Greenwich, NJ – Juvenile Killed in Tractor-trailer Crash on I-78

Greenwich, NJ - Juvenile Killed in Tractor-trailer Crash on I-78

Greenwich, NJ (May 24, 2024) – On Wednesday, May 22, a juvenile was killed after a crash involving a tractor-trailer in the area of Greenwich Township. The deadly crash was reported on Interstate 78 near mile marker 6.2 late that night, around 11:30 p.m. Local reports revealed that five people were traveling in a passenger car when it crashed into a semi-truck on the interstate.

Local reports indicated that the truck was parked on the right shoulder of the highway as the other vehicle was traveling eastbound. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. The driver and a 12-year-old passenger in the car suffered fatal injuries in the crash and were pronounced dead at the scene. Three other passengers were hurt in the crash. Those requiring further support were later transported to a local hospital for additional aid. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident is in progress.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Deadly Trucking Accidents in New Jersey

Greenwich, NJ - Juvenile Killed in Tractor-trailer Crash on I-78Although we have statistics on semi-truck accident fatalities and injuries resulting from these accidents, the truth is that the proportion of semi-truck accidents varies from year to year. However, large trucks can cause fatal injuries in crashes due to their weight and size. The National Safety Council reports that in 2020, 4,842 heavy trucks were involved in fatal crashes, representing a 33 percent increase from 2011. In 2020, semi-trucks will make up about 9 percent of all deadly crashes. If you or someone close to you is killed in a trucking accident, it is important that you are ready to pursue a strong claim for compensation.

Your very way of life can change forever after a deadly crash. A competent Greenwich semi-truck accident lawyer will be ready to get you the most out of your case. The legal team at Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq is prepared to fight for your full recovery. Contact our offices today at (800) 923-3456.

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