Jackson Twp, NJ – Woman Dies In Crash At Lakehurst Ave & Toms River Rd

Jackson Twp, NJ (April 11, 2024) – On Tuesday, April 9, a woman was killed after a collision in the area of Jackson Township. The deadly crash was reported at the corner of Lakehurst Avenue and Toms River Road early that morning around 7 a.m. Local reports revealed that the victim was driving on Lakehurst when she stopped at the intersection.

The victim, later identified as 57-year-old Carole Stevenson of Ocean Gate, entered the intersection where she was hit by a Jeep driven by a Jackson man. Stevenson was transported to a local hospital in critical condition where she was later pronounced dead. Stevenson was reportedly a paraprofessional at Spruce Street School and Piner Elementary School in the Lakewood area. No updates on the deadly crash have been provided. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials.

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


Deadly Intersection Crashes in New Jersey

You never know when you will be hurt in a crash when traveling on the road. However, certain places are more likely to be the site of a serious crash. Statistics show that intersections are the location of almost 40 percent of reported auto accidents nationwide each year. Not only that, but they are also involved in nearly 20 percent of traffic fatalities and 50 percent of serious injury crashes on average. Even with stop lights and other traffic control devices, there is only so much you can do to prevent a life-changing crash. Almost 700,000 crashes are reported at stop sign-controlled intersections, and nearly one-third of these accidents end in fatal injuries. If someone close to you is killed in a collision, you may be able to pursue lost compensation by pursuing a wrongful death claim with the help of a trained lawyer.

A deadly crash can be hard to handle on your own. A qualified Jackson Township wrongful death lawyer can help you in your pursuit of justice. Contact the offices of Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq today at (800) 923-3456.

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