An elderly woman sustained serious injuries after a pedestrian accident in Passaic, New Jersey occurred. Just before noon, the incident took place when the 95-year-old woman from Clifton, New Jersey crossed the street at the intersection of Main Avenue and Palmer Street and was struck by a car. She was taken to the St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment of critical injuries after the Passaic pedestrian accident.
Despite the onslaught of pedestrian safety programs throughout New Jersey, pedestrians continue to incur personal injuries and even fatalities while traveling on local roads and city streets as evidenced in the Passaic pedestrian accident. Several contributing factors may cause a pedestrian accident to occur including distracted driving, speeding, failure of drivers to obey traffic signals, and many more. Congestion on even residential roads may increase the chances of an accident like this materializing as well as inadequate lighting and poorly designated crosswalks.
If you or someone you love sustained personal injuries in a pedestrian accident, contact our New Jersey pedestrian accident lawyers at Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP at 732-777-0100. To schedule a free consultation, contact us online or visit our offices in Edison, Red Bank, or Toms River, New Jersey. We represent clients throughout New Jersey.