Riverdale, NJ – Ten Injured in Bus Crash on Route 287

Riverdale, NJ (August 16, 2023) – A major crash took place in the Riverdale area that left ten people injured.

At around 3:00 a.m. on August 15, emergency crews were dispatched to the site of a crash that occurred on Route 287.

According to reports, a Ford Transit van was traveling north on the roadway. As the vehicle attempted to take the Exit 53 ramp, it became involved in a collision. The vehicle struck a curb and went over a grassy median. The bus then went airborne over a guardrail before crashing into several trees.

A 20-year-old man and a 15-year-old were severely injured in the crash. Eight other victims suffered undisclosed injuries. Emergency medical services responded to the scene to render aid to the victims. Those in need of further medical care were transported to area hospitals.

The New Jersey State Police are currently investigating the crash.

Our thoughts are with those injured in this accident.

Car Accidents in New Jersey

Every week, more than 1150 people are hurt in crashes throughout the state of Maryland. These incidents add up to nearly 60,000 people every year being harmed in crashes. More than 94% of automobile collisions reported nationwide are caused by driver actions. We see many innocent drivers, passengers, and other travelers hurt in crashes caused by drivers who:

  • Operate their vehicles while distracted by radios, phones, objects, or people.
  • Fail to yield the right of way to other vehicles at intersections
  • Run red lights and strike other vehicles
  • Operate their vehicles while under the influence of drugs or alcohol

These actions, as well as many others, continue to cause harm to innocent drivers and passengers every day. In fact, more than 150 people are transported to area hospitals daily due to injuries sustained in crashes.

When people are hurt in motor vehicle accidents resulting from driver negligence, recklessness, or other malicious acts, they may be able to take legal action against wrongdoers.

Riverdale car accident lawyer can help you file a personal injury claim against a negligent driver after your accident. Seeking assistance from an attorney in Aspen Hill who is knowledgeable and skilled in handling legal claims is your best bet when it comes to securing compensation that you can use for the costs you face.

With decades of experience and a commitment to helping victims receive the justice they deserve, Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq is an established legal advocate in Riverdale and throughout New Jersey. We understand that pursuing justice after experiencing an injury can be a challenging process which is why we encourage anyone affected by personal injury to contact our legal advocates as soon as possible. Our team of compassionate and experienced lawyers is here to help you down your journey toward achieving the justice you deserve. To get started on your case by scheduling a free consultation, reach out to our New Jersey personal injury law firm by calling 800-923-3456.

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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