No matter if you are driving on a highway or a less traveled road with a lower speed limit, a car accident can happen at anytime. As a result, this event often leads to serious injury or even death. Many of our New York readers spend a lot of time on the roadways of New Jersey, both for work and pleasure. For this reason, a recent news story out of the state is sure to catch your attention.
On the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, a two-vehicle accident took place on the New Jersey Turnpike at approximately 6:45 a.m. Initial reports from the New Jersey State Police state that a 79-year-old man was driving his Chevrolet Impala northbound when he hit a Chevrolet Cruze from the back. As a result of the collision, the Impala veered off the road and ended up in a ditch. A 24-year-old woman was driving the Cruze, along with a female passenger.
The driver of the Impala was taken to Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Pennsylvania for treatment. The woman driving the Cruze was taken to Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. According to police, both parties suffered injuries but they are not major or life threatening. New Jersey State Police were on the scene to help all parties involved.
Any auto accident should be considered serious, as it can lead to injuries or death among those involved. In this case, the drivers were taken to the hospital but are expected to fully recover. Anybody who is injured in a car accident should contact a knowledgeable, local personal injury attorney.
Source: NJ.com, “Two-vehicle crash on N.J. Turnpike in Woolwich Township leaves car in ditch” Spencer Kent, Dec. 03, 2013