Westfield, NJ – Two Injured in Collision on Central Ave

Westfield, NJ - Two Injured in Collision on Central Ave

Westfield, NJ (May 21, 2024) – Two people were hurt after a driver suffered a medical episode in the Westfield area on Monday, May 20. The incident was reported at the 1500 block of Central Avenue early that morning, around 10:17 a.m. Two people were traveling in a Tesla when it left the roadway. 

The Tesla drove across a lawn, a walkway, and over the front steps of a nearby home. The adult male driver suffered a medical episode leading up to the incident. An adult female passenger suffered critical injuries in the crash, and both had to be extricated by attending emergency units. The injured parties were transported to University Hospital in Newark for treatment of sustained injuries. No further updates on the conditions of the involved parties have been provided. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident is being handled by local law enforcement officials. 

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

Car Accidents in New Jersey

Westfield, NJ - Two Injured in Collision on Central AveIf you have ever been in a car accident, you know how terrible it can be, especially if it results in a fatality or serious injury. In the most recent year for which data is available, there were 276,861 vehicle crashes in New Jersey on municipal, county, state, interstate, and toll highways, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT). These collisions ended in a reported 59,850 injuries and 524 fatalities. There were just 216,487 car crashes that caused property damage. According to NJDOT accident statistics, more than 75 percent of all car accidents in New Jersey occurred in just 10 counties. It is impossible to predict when or if you will be in a catastrophic accident that alters your life. With the assistance of a skilled Westfield car accident attorney, you can pursue a claim for compensation if you or a loved one is injured in an auto accident. The legal team at Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq is here to help you during this difficult time. Contact our offices today at (800) 923-3456. 

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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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