Car accidents can be traumatizing, especially for injured pedestrians hit by vehicles. Pedestrian accidents can lead to serious injuries and sometimes permanent disability or death. Pedestrian accidents happen more often than you may think. In 2020, over 100,000 people had to go to the emergency room due to a pedestrian accident. The CDC reported that there were over 7,000 pedestrian accident deaths in 2020 as well. In New Jersey, pedestrians accounted for almost 30 percent of all car accident fatalities.[…] Read More
Category: Pedestrian Accident
What Should I Do if I Was Hit by an Uber Driver While Walking?
Ridesharing apps have been steadily growing in popularity over the past several years, and it is clear to see why. The convenience of Uber or other ridesharing apps is appealing to many; however, Uber drivers are just as responsible for car accidents as other drivers, especially with collisions involving pedestrians. Accidents involving a pedestrian can be complicated; if the driver was working for a ridesharing app, the accident can get more complex. If you are hit by an Uber driver,[…] Read More
PA Woman, 21, Dies of Injuries from Ocean City Crash
A 21-year old woman from New Hope, Pennsylvania, succumbed to injuries from an Ocean City, New Jersey, crash last week, authorities reported. The young woman was struck by a car driven by a 44-year old Egg Harbor Township man around 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday, August 11, at 26th Street and West Avenue in Ocean City. She was first taken to Shore Medical center and then transferred to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, and died two days later. No charges[…] Read More