Toms River, NJ – Fatal Pedestrian Crash Reported at NJ-70 & Massachusetts Ave

Toms River, NJ (March 23, 2023) – A pedestrian has died as a result of a crash that took place in Toms River on Thursday, March 23.

At approximately 4:15 p.m., Toms River Police Department and firefighters were called to the scene of a crash that occurred on New Jersey Route 70.

Provided by authorities so that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the roadway. Authorities arrived at the scene and shut down the roadway by blocking off the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue.

Emergency crews remained at the scene extensively while providing assistance.

The pedestrian was fatally injured in the crash and pronounced deceased at the scene.

The police department is currently investigating the incident.

We offer our condolences to the family of the victim who died in this accident.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey

Pedestrian accidents in New Jersey leave countless people with life-changing injuries every day. There are many cases where victims are hospitalized with severe trauma to the head, broken bones, and other significant injuries that have a lasting impact on their health and well-being. The unfortunate truth is that the majority of pedestrian accidents that take place here in New Jersey are preventable.

Every day, we continue to see innocent people hurt by drivers who are speeding, fail to yield to pedestrians in designated crossing areas and engage in other acts of negligence. When pedestrians are traveling nearby, it is important that motorists pay attention. However, we can continue to see countless people severely hurt due to drivers who fail to do so. Regrettably, there are many cases where victims end up passing away as a result of the injuries they suffer.

In the aftermath of a fatal pedestrian accident, it is crucial that you understand that you may have legal options available to help you. Working with a wrongful death lawyer in Toms River can help you protect your legal rights and get justice. Taking legal action immediately will ensure that you have the best chance of getting the maximum compensation for funeral arrangements and more.

Our dedicated lawyers at Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq are here to help you win justice and make sure that your rights are respected. With more than three decades of experience handling complex wrongful death claims for our clients, we have the knowledge and resources necessary to take on difficult cases and fight for fair compensation on behalf of each person we represent.

Our team will provide personalized legal advice tailored to meet your unique needs so that you can get peace of mind knowing that your interests are represented at all times. If you’ve suffered the unexpected loss of a loved one due to the negligence of another driver, give our New Jersey wrongful death lawyers a call today at 800-923-3456, and let us handle this situation for you.

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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