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Gloucester Township, NJ - Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run on Sicklerville Road

Gloucester Township, N.J. (July 10, 2019) - A teenage pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run collision in Gloucester Township. The New Jersey hit-and-run crash took place on Tuesday, July 9th.

According to reports from the scene, an 18-year-old pedestrian was walking along the 2000 block of Sicklerville Road around 8:15 pm when he was struck by a driver in a dark, mid-size SUV. The SUV driver immediately fled the scene headed towards Cross Keys Road. The unidentified pedestrian was rushed to Jefferson Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Authorities canvassed the area in search of the hit-and-run driver. Later in the day, police announced that they had arrested 66-year-old Bruce Bennett in connection with the crash. Bennett was charged with second-degree leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death. He posted bail and was later released.  

Fatal New Jersey Pedestrian Accidents

We wish to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the teenager who was killed in this tragic crash in Gloucester Township. Serious and fatal pedestrianThumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for pedestrian crossing.jpg accidents are unfortunately common in New Jersey. In 2017, 183 pedestrian fatalities were reported in crashes throughout the state. Busy thoroughfares and negligent drivers contribute to a dangerous environment for pedestrians.

A pedestrian accident is almost always a very serious event. Pedestrians are likely to sustain serious and debilitating injuries when they have been involved in a crash with a motor vehicle. These injuries can have a long-lasting effect and require months or years of medical treatment.  

If you have been injured in a New Jersey pedestrian crash, it is important to protect your legal rights. At the Law Offices of Robert A. Solomon of Metro Law, it is important to reach out to an experienced New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer as soon as possible. We will evaluate your case and help with recovering the compensation you need to put your life back on track.

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

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