Old Tappan, NJ – Three Hit By Car Near School At Charles Pl & Kay St

Old Tappan, NJ (March 14, 2024) – A father and his two children were injured after being hit by a vehicle near an elementary school in Old Tappan on Tuesday, March 12. The accident occurred early that morning at around 8:30 a.m. at the corner of Charles Place and Kay Street near T. Baldwin Demarest Elementary School. The three pedestrians were crossing at the intersection when they were hit by a driver making a left-hand turn.

An officer was stationed near the school, and emergency crews quickly responded to provide the necessary medical aid. All three were transported to local hospitals for treatment of sustained injuries. The driver involved remained at the scene and cooperated with responding officials. The area was temporarily closed to outside traffic as emergency crews worked the scene. No further updates have been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.

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


Pedestrian Crashes in New Jersey

Pedestrian safety is a serious concern in New Jersey. Unfortunately, pedestrians are over-represented in national roadway fatalities. The state experienced a significant surge in pedestrian deaths in 2021. There were 220 pedestrian deaths reported on New Jersey roads that year, a nearly 23 percent increase from the year before. Pedestrian accidents are much more likley to result in seriuos or life-threatening injuries, as well as substnatil monetary damages that can be hard to manage on your own. It is always in your best interest to partner with a trained lawyer who is ready to get to work on your case and fight for your full recovery.

You should not leave your recovery to chance in the aftermath of a serious pedestrian crash. There is often too much on the line. A qualified Old Tappan personal injury lawyer will be able to by your side to ensure your legal rights are protected at every stage of your case. If you are are ready to get to work on your personal injury claim, contact the law offices of Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq today at (800) 923-3456.

Notes: Our accident news pieces utilize secondary sources like police and fire accident reports, news articles, and eyewitness testimonies. We have not independently verified this information at Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq. If you find inaccuracies, please contact us for correction. To request post-removal, please inform us, and we will promptly comply.

Disclaimer: This content is not a business solicitation, and none of the information provided should be construed as legal or medical advice. Additionally, the featured image in this post is not from the actual accident scene.

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