A woman was fatally struck while she attempted to cross Route 70 in Lakehurst, New Jersey. On Wednesday night, the 42-year-old victim was trying to cross along a dark area of the highway when a sedan hit her. Around 10:06 pm, it was determined that she succumbed to her fatal injuries at the scene of the pedestrian accident.
According to the latest reports, Ocean County leads the state in the amount of fatalities that occur in motor vehicle accidents. Pedestrian accidents in the area have also increased in the past year. Due to the excessive congestion on most roads in New Jersey, pedestrians may be at-risk for sustaining personal injuries or even fatalities in a crash.
If you or someone you love sustained personal injuries in a pedestrian accident, contact our New Jersey pedestrian 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 to schedule a free consultation. We represent clients throughout New Jersey.