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Woman suffers fatal personal injury after being struck by a car

Most people do not consider the possibility of being involved in a car accident when they are pulling out of their driveway. However, a serious accident can happen anywhere. Residential areas, in particular, provide a wealth of obstacles not typically seen on busy roadways, like pedestrians or animals. In fact, New Jersey authorities recently responded to an accident in a residential area where one woman suffered a fatal personal injury.

The accident occurred on the morning of Feb. 21 when a driver pulling out of a driveway struck a pedestrian. Unfortunately, the pedestrian was struck not once, but twice. The first impact knocked the woman over, and the driver pulled the vehicle forward again. Soon after the first impact, the car rolled back again and struck the victim a second time.

Unfortunately, when the vehicle backed up the second time, the victim was trapped beneath the car. Authorities pronounced the woman dead at the scene. A summons has since been issued for the driver. The summons specifically references careless driving. 

Some drivers may forget that it is possible for car accidents to occur on any roadway. New Jersey residents who have suffered a personal injury as a result of a car accident could benefit from speaking with an attorney. These individuals who have been injured may be entitled to compensation for medical costs or property damages. The families of victims who were unfortunately killed as a result of a car accident may also be entitled to compensation for funeral costs or medical costs that may have accumulated before the victim's death.

Source: northjersey.com, "Oakland NJ woman killed in Thackeray Road accident identified", Keldy Ortiz and Joshua Jongsma, Feb. 22, 2018

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