North Bergen, NJ – Scooter Operator Loses Life in Crash on Route 495

North Bergen, NJ (April 10, 2023) – A Scooter operator has died as a result of a car crash that took place in North Bergen.

Reports provided by Hudson County prosecutor Esther Suarez show that a person was riding a scooter on the westbound ramp for route 495 at approximately 3:45 p.m. on April 8.

For unknown reasons, the vehicle became involved in a motor vehicle collision with the side rear tire of a fuel truck that was traveling down the roadway. The accident took place in the proximity of the intersection of John F. Kennedy Boulevard and 32nd Street.

The scooterist, who was identified as an adult male, was fatally injured in the crash. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

At this time, the cause of the accident is being investigated.

Our condolences are with the family of the man who died due to this fatal accident.

Fatal Auto Accidents in New Jersey

The loss of a loved one can be unbearable. Regrettably, hundreds of innocent victims end up passing away as a result of automobile accidents here in the state of New Jersey every year. There are many cases where these accidents are completely preventable. Innocent people continue to drivers who are speeding, distracted, or engaging in other reckless actions while behind the wheel.

When innocent victims lose their lives as a result of fatal accidents, families are often able to take legal action. Following the loss of a loved one, your family can file a wrongful death claim to seek compensation for some of the losses and damages that you face.

Some of the damages that you can recover for a wrongful death claim include:

  • Lost earnings: After losing a loved one in an accident, your family has the ability to seek compensation for the lost earning capacity that your family will endure.
  • Medical costs: If there are any medical expenses associated with the fatal accident, you have the ability to soothe the wrongful party for the money that you need to cover these expenses.
  • Funeral costs: your family is able to pursue compensation to alleviate the cost of funeral arrangements, burial expenses, and various other end-of-life costs.

It is crucial that you take legal action immediately. Seeking help and guidance from a wrongful death lawyer in North Bergen as soon as possible will help to ensure your family has the best chance of getting justice.

At Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq, we understand the immense pain and suffering that wrongful death can bring. We are fully committed to helping you get closure in your case and ensuring that justice is served for your loved one. Our dedicated personal injury attorneys have decades of experience handling complex wrongful death claims for clients across New Jersey and will provide personalized legal advice tailored to your needs, so you know all areas will be taken care of. To get started on your case, contact our New Jersey personal injury law firm today at 800-923-3456 so we can start fighting for you and help you get justice for your loved one.

Notes: Many of the accidents we write about could have been avoided. By disseminating information about serious incidents, we seek to arm our readers with the knowledge they need to prevent being seriously injured in an accident. This piece was created using external sources, including news articles and eyewitness descriptions of the collision and injuries. Therefore, the presented specifics of the accident have not been independently verified. Please notify us immediately if you find any inaccuracies in the article, or if you wish to have the post deleted, we will rectify the content or remove the post.

Disclaimer: This is not a business solicitation, and none of the material presented is intended to be legal or medical advice. The featured image used in this post was not taken at this actual accident scene.

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