Lebanon, NJ – Two Injured in Auto Accident on I-78

Lebanon, NJ - Two Injured in Auto Accident on I-78

Lebanon, NJ (May 31, 2024) – Two people were hurt after a traffic accident in the area of Lebanon Township on Wednesday, May 29. The incident was reported on Interstate 78 WB early that morning, around 9 a.m. It was reported that a woman was driving a vehicle on the interstate when she collided with an unoccupied tractor-trailer on the right shoulder.

After the crash, the vehicle rotated and hit another car. The impact pushed the semi-truck forward, causing it to hit the driver that was standing in front. This victim was later identified as Robert De La Cruz Alejo of Elizabeth. The area was temporarily closed while emergency responders were present to provide the necessary aid. No further information on the incident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being handled by local law enforcement officials.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Crashes in New Jersey

Lebanon, NJ - Two Injured in Auto Accident on I-78If you have ever been in a car accident, you are aware of how awful it can be, particularly if someone is killed or seriously injured. According to the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), there were 276,861 automobile crashes in New Jersey on municipal, county, state, interstate, and toll roadways in the most recent year for which data is available. A total of 524 people were killed and 59,850 injured as a result of these crashes. Just 216,487 vehicle collisions resulted in property damage. Ten counties accounted for more than 75 percent of all car accidents in New Jersey, according to NJDOT accident statistics. It is hard to know if or when you will be involved in a crash, so it is important that you have a plan in place to achieve a full recovery. It is important that you are able to partner with a skilled lawyer to get the most out of your case.

It is always in your best interests to work closely with a competent Lebanon personal injury lawyer to pursue a strong personal injury claim. The legal team at Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq has a proven track record of handling successful cases. Call us today at (800) 923-3456.

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