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Car Collision Injures Pedestrian

Essex County, NJ – Two cars collided at the intersection of Union County College around 9 a.m. on Monday, April 25, 2022. The driver of the first car was making a left turn into the Nomahegan Park parking lot when the second car struck the first car.  

According to police, the collision sent the first car off the road and onto the sidewalk where it struck a 19-year-old pedestrian. The pedestrian was taken to University Hospital with critical injuries. The 20-year-old female driver who struck the pedestrian was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. She was issued multiple summons including careless driving, failure to yield, failure to obey traffic laws, and making an improper left turn.  

Pedestrian Accidents 

Irresponsible drivers cause thousands of pedestrian accidents every year. Anyone involved in a pedestrian accident should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding this collision. This includes reviewing:   

  • Vehicle blind spots  
  • Driving records  
  • Any video evidence of the crash 
  • Timing of traffic signals 
  • Driver accident history  
  • Police accident reports  
  • Any testing of the driver for alcohol and drugs  
  • Any history of the driver with alcohol and drugs  
  • Phone and texting records of the driver  
  • Inspection of roadway conditions  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident  
  • Inspection of roadway conditions 
  • Accident history at intersection  

Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in pedestrian accidents and have found some common causes include:  

  • Distracted driving  
  • Failure to yield right of way  
  • Speeding 
  • Aggressive driving  
  • Inexperienced driving  
  • Fatigue 
  • Alcohol or drug involvement  
  • Backing up unsafely   

If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact an experienced pedestrian accident attorney at The Barnes Firm today. Our trusted team of attorneys is committed to getting our clients the best result possible. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.  

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

Location of Crash – Nomahegan Park Parking Lot

Nomahegan Park parking lot

 

 

 

 

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