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Egg Harbor City, NJ - 7-Year-Old Killed While Crossing White Horse Pike

Egg Harbor City, NJ (July 12, 2019) - A 7-year-old boy was killed in a tragic incident on the White Horse Pike. The crash took place around 8:40 pm on Wednesday, July 10th.

According to reports, a woman and two young children attempted to cross the street when she and one of the children were hit by a pickup truck traveling in the westbound lanes. The child was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman, who has not been identified, was seriously injured and was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center via ambulance.  

The driver of the truck has been identified as 30-year-old Jorge Rodriguez, of Horsham, PA. Rodriguez was issued a citation for being an unlicensed driver involved in a fatal motor vehicle crash. Authorities are still investigating the incident and there is no further word at this time.

We wish to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the child killed in this terrible crash.

New Jersey Wrongful Death Lawyers

New Jersey is a dangerous place for both drivers and pedestrians.  Crashes happen frequently on streets and highways statewide. Many New Jersey pedestrian crashes occur when a person is attempting to cross a street oimages (5).jpgr highway and they are hit by an oncoming car. In these cases, it is important to determine whether the pedestrian or the driver had the right-of-way. Police will look at a variety of factors, including whether the pedestrian was in a marked crosswalk, whether the driver was otherwise negligent and whether the crash could have been avoided through the exercise of care and caution.  

When a driver is at fault for the death of a pedestrian or another motorist, the deceased victim's family may have the right to bring a wrongful death claim to seek compensation for the death of their loved one. New Jersey wrongful death laws can come into play and provide much needed compensation in the aftermath of a sudden and unspeakable tragedy. Wrongful death suits provide valuable resources for funeral and medical expenses and many other types of damages.

If you have recently lost a loved one in a New Jersey car accident, our New Jersey wrongful death attorneys may be help to you obtain valuable compensation to ease the financial burdens you are facing. At the Law Offices of Robert A. Solomon of Metro Law, we are here for you when you need us the most.

For your free consultation, please call us any time at (800) 469-6476.

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