Manchester, NJ – Local Man Hurt in E-Bike Crash on Commonwealth Blvd

Manchester, NJ - Local Man Hurt in E-Bike Crash on Commonwealth Blvd

Manchester, NJ (May 20, 2024) – A local man was injured while riding an e-bike in the area of Manchester Township on Sunday, May 19. The crash was reported at the intersection of Commonwealth Boulevard and Northampton Boulevard early that morning around 12:46 a.m. Local reports revealed that an e-bike and a black 2020 Ford Explorer SUV were involved in the collision.

Emergency responders were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. It was later revealed that 18-year-old William Roberts of Manchester was riding an e-bike when he collided with the SUV. The impact caused the rider to be ejected and land nearly 75 feet from the scene. Roberts was transported by ambulance to Jersey Shore University Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries.

The driver of the Ford, 26-year-old Tzvi Kaplovitz of Manchester, was not hurt in the crash. The Explorer caught fire in the impact. The area was temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. No further information on the incident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress.

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

Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey

Manchester, NJ - Local Man Hurt in E-Bike Crash on Commonwealth BlvdInnocent pedestrians crossing the street are struck by irresponsible drivers every day, resulting in serious and often fatal injuries, second only to car-to-car crashes. These accident victims are far too frequently elderly people or helpless children. The New Jersey State Police (NJSP) reports that 176 pedestrian fatalities occurred in 2019 and 179 in 2020. Nevertheless, there were 220 pedestrian fatalities in 2021—a sharp increase from the previous year. That is an increase of about 23 percent in just one year. Pedestrians are much more likely to suffer life-changing injuries in the event of a crash. It is important that you are able to partner with a competent lawyer to get the most out of your case.

Getting a full recovery after a serious bicycle accident is never easy. A trained Manchester car accident lawyer will be able to assist in your recovery. Contact the offices of Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq today at (800) 923-3456.

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