A head-on collision caused a woman to lose her life and led to personal injuries for occupants of the other vehicle in Sparta, New Jersey. On Tuesday morning, around 7 am, a 62-year-old woman was driving on Newton-Sparta Road when a vehicle from the opposite lane crossed onto the wrong side of the road and engaged in a head-on collision with the woman’s car. The victim succumbed to her fatal injuries at the Newton Medical Center where she was taken after the accident. Meanwhile, the 33-year-old male driver of the other car from Andover, New Jersey was transported to the Morristown Medical Center for treatment of hip and leg injuries, and his passenger, a 25-year-old woman from Wharton, New Jersey incurred minor injuries.
When a motorist engages in a wrong-way accident, the results could be catastrophic for any parties involved. A head-on collision that may originate from a wrong-way crash could cause car occupants to sustain a variety of injuries and possible fatalities. Wrong-way accidents may be caused by drowsy driving, drunk driving, or a host of other factors.
If you or your loved ones sustained personal injuries in a car accident, contact our New Jersey car accident lawyers at Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow & McElroy, LLP at 732-777-0100. Contact us online or visit our offices in Edison, Red Bank, or Toms River, New Jersey. We represent clients throughout New Jersey.