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One Dead and Six Injured in Paterson Crash

One Dead and Six Injured in Paterson Crash

Paterson, NJ – One person died and six were injured in a multi-vehicle car crash that occurred Tuesday, May 17, 2022, around 3:15 p.m. The crash occurred at the intersection of Main and Market streets. 

According to police, a Honda CRV hit an occupied police car, then hit another vehicle and then several pedestrians. One person was pronounced dead at the scene and six others were taken to St. Joseph’s Medical Center with injuries. This crash is under investigation.  

Car Accidents 

There are over six million car accidents that occur across the United States each year. In any multi-vehicle car accident, it is critical that those injured perform an independent legal investigation and preserve evidence. This includes reviewing: 

  • Police accident report 
  • Driver accident history 
  • Vehicle accident history 
  • Inspection of roadway conditions  
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol  
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident  
  • Video from convenience store, restaurant, or stores on this corner 

In a violent, multi-vehicle car crash, victims can be left with extensive injuries including: 

  • Head injuries  
  • Back and spine injuries  
  • Rib injuries  
  • Neck and shoulder injuries  
  • And many more…  

Car Accident Attorneys

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

  • Texting and driving  
  • Distracted driving  
  • Speeding 
  • Aggressive driving 
  • Inexperienced driving  
  • Fatigue 
  • Alcohol or drug involvement 

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact an experienced car accident attorney at The Barnes Firm today. 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 – Main Street & Market Street

main street & market street



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