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Two Brothers Drown in New Jersey Community Pool

Bayonne, NJ – Two teenage brothers drowned in the pool at Lincoln Community Center during community swim hours. The accident happened on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, around 8:30 p.m. 

16-year-old Jack Jiang and 19-year-old Chu Ming Zheng were swimming in the deep end of the pool when they ended up in distress. Three lifeguards were on duty at the time of the accident. A lifeguard jumped into the pool to pull the teens out and administered CPR. The brothers were taken to Bayonne Medical Center where they were pronounced dead. The accident is under investigation. 

Swimming Pool Accidents 

There are over 5,000 swimming related accidents each year in the United States. In this devastating accident, the family of the victims should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding this accident. This includes reviewing: 

  • Qualifications and experience of the lifeguards on duty 
  • Warning signs in the pool area 
  • Determination if the pool depth is marked correctly 
  • Any video evidence of the accident 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident 
  • Police accident report 

Swimming Pool Accident Attorneys 

If you or your child has drowned or been injured in a swimming accident, contact The Barnes Firm now. Our swimming pool accident lawyers know the local and state laws that can help you and your family get the best result possible from an injury or wrongful death claim. Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. 

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