As someone who enjoys walking and biking, you know that there are some inherent risks. If you cross the road, you could be hit. So, you take the time to cross at the crosswalk or to check both ways first to make sure no cars are coming. You can account for all of your own actions and have the best of intentions, but what do you do if a driver is being erratic or reckless on the roads?
New Jersey residents are used to walking to stores or taking public transportation, so you're probably more used to hearing about pedestrian accidents. However, if you've been hurt in one, you know there is no excuse for the negligence that ended up hurting you. In this shocking situation, a pedestrian was killed by an allegedly negligent driver who drove up onto a sidewalk, and the family may now want to seek damages.
A Ukrainian national who has been studying to become a rabbi in New Jersey was killed in a crosswalk accident on Sunday morning in New York. The 25-year-old student was in Brooklyn to attend a celebration for the upcoming wedding of one of his friends. However, while walking in the Crown Heights area Sunday morning shortly after 9:00 a.m., the man was hit by a New York sanitation truck.
A woman and her husband were injured Monday afternoon in a parking lot accident in Sparta Township, New Jersey. The woman works at a library and was leaving work Monday afternoon with her husband. Police say that a snow plow operator was clearing snow and sanding the parking lot as the couple left the library. Authorities say that the man and woman were each struck by the snow plow as it was backing up in the lot.
A New Jersey man was killed on Dec. 4 when he was struck by a car as he was crossing a highway in East Windsor. The driver of the vehicle that hit him was not injured.
In New Jersey, a 35 year-old man was involved in a fatal pedestrian accident when he was struck by a car while crossing the street and was later pronounced dead at an area hospital. The man attempted to cross Grove Avenue at Christol Street near the Metuchen High School when he was hit by the car.