Weehawken, NJ – Injuries in Pedestrian Crash on Port Imperial Blvd

Weehawken, NJ - Injuries in Pedestrian Crash on Port Imperial Blvd

Weehawken, NJ (July 8, 2024) – There were serious injuries after a pedestrian accident in the Weehawken area on Friday, July 5. The accident was reported near Avenue at Port Imperial and Port Imperial Boulevard late that night, around 9:50 p.m. Local reports revealed that 25-year-old Luis Tubac-Socoy of Passaic was driving a Ford F-350 pickup truck when he collided with a Honda CRV. 

Tubac-Socoy then hit two pedestrians before fleeing the scene on foot. The two pedestrians, a 78-year-old woman from North Bergen and a 70-year-old woman from Florida, along with an 80-year-old female passenger in the Honda, were injured. All three parties were transported by ambulance to Jersey City Medical Center for the treatment of serious injuries. Four other occupants in the Honda were also hurt. Tubac-Socoy was later located by officials and is currently facing charges related to the crash. No further information on the accident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing accident investigation. 

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

Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey

Weehawken, NJ - Injuries in Pedestrian Crash on Port Imperial BlvdPedestrians are struck by careless drivers on a daily basis, often resulting in severe or even fatal injuries. Young children and elderly individuals are commonly left with serious injuries. The New Jersey State Police (NJSP) reports there were 220 pedestrian fatalities in 2021, a nearly 23 percent increase from 2020. In New Jersey, pedestrian safety is a major concern. Preliminary data from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) indicates a rise in pedestrian fatalities throughout the country from 6,412 in 2019 to over 6,700 in 2020. In the event that you or a loved one suffers unjust injuries while crossing the street, you should be prepared to work with an experienced attorney to seek damages vigorously.

It can seem that your life will never be the same after a serious crash. It is key that you are ready to protect your legal rights by working closely with a competent Weehawken car accident lawyer. The legal team at Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq is prepared to fight for your full recovery. Call us today at (800) 923-3456. 

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