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Pedestrian Killed in North Bergen Accident

Pedestrian Killed in North Bergen Accident

North Bergen, NJ – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a 2005 Honda Civic on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. The accident occurred around 6 a.m. on Tonnelle Avenue near 69th Street.  

According to police, Angel Ruano was hit by the car and transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The crash is under investigation.  

Pedestrian Accidents 

Unfortunately, there are over 6,500 pedestrian accident deaths each year. In this devastating accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the crash. This includes reviewing: 

  • Police accident report 
  • Any testing of the driver for drugs or alcohol 
  • Any history of the driver with drugs and alcohol 
  • Phone and texting records of the driver 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accidents 
  • Inspection of the intersection 
  • Determination if crosswalks are clear and up to code 
  • Evaluation of road signage 
  • Accident history at the intersection 
  • Inspection of roadway conditions 
  • Any video evidence of the crash 
  • Timing of traffic signals 

Pedestrian Accident Attorneys 

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

  • Fatigue  
  • Texting and driving   
  • Distracted driving   
  • Failure to yield right of way   
  • Speeding   
  • Aggressive driving   
  • Inexperienced driving   
  • Alcohol or drug involvement   

Our trusted and experienced pedestrian accident attorneys have helped thousands of people injured in pedestrian accidents get 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.   

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