South Brunswick, NJ – Fatal Fiery Tractor-Trailer Crash On NJ-1

South Brunswick, NJ (April 13, 2024) – Three people were killed after a fiery crash involving a tractor-trailer in the South Brunswick area on Friday, April 12. The accident was reported on NJ-1 near Ridge Road that evening around 9:30 p.m. Local reports revealed that a commercial truck and a van collided at the scene.

Local reports revealed that the minivan caught fire in the impact. Three people traveling inside the vehicle suffered fatal injuries and were later pronounced dead. The flames were reportedly so severe that it would have been nearly impossible to rescue the trapped victims. The driver of the semi-truck was also hurt and provided aid at the scene by attending medical personnel. All northbound lanes were shut down for the majority of the day as a result of the crash. Local authorities advised nearby motorists to avoid the scene and to prepare for significant delays. No further information on the deadly crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.  Our thoughts are with the injured victim in hopes of a full recovery.


Deadly Trucking Accidents in New Jersey

Driving is already pretty dangerous. When a big commercial truck is on the road, you are at even greater risk. In an accident, these enormous vehicles can be absolutely destructive, and passengers in smaller cars are far more likely to sustain injuries that could change their lives. Every year, over 500,000 major truck crashes occur in the United States, leaving thousands of people dead and numerous others injured. When completely loaded, these vehicles can weigh over 70,000 pounds, which is more than enough to cause a catastrophic accident when driving at highway speeds. You must work with an experienced South Brunswick semi-truck crash attorney who is prepared to fight for the full value of your case if you or a loved one is injured in a trucking accident. Contact the offices of Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq today at (800) 923-3456

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