One Person Injured In Berkeley Township Car Accident By Fort De France Avenue and Mule Road
BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY (November 30, 2019) – A pedestrian was injured in a car accident that took place near Fort De France Avenue and Mule Road.
New York state police officials are saying that the accident took place around 1:30 p.m. The pedestrian was crossing the road when they were struck by a car.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Neither drugs nor alcohol are believed to be factors in the crash.
The pedestrian was taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
Liability In Berkeley Township Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian accidents tend to take place when drivers are speeding, distracted or fatigued. According to Vehicle And Traffic Law S 1151, “When traffic-control signals are not in place or not in operation the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right of way, slowing down or stopping if need be to so yield, to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within a crosswalk on the roadway upon which the vehicle is traveling.”
It’s important that pedestrians involved in accidents get proper medical care. Failing to get adequate medical care may jeopardize a victim’s ability to seek damages later on. Any person injured in a pedestrian accident may have recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.
Getting Help After A Berkeley Township Pedestrian Accident
We at Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson extend our thoughts and prayers to the victim of this car accident. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to the police as they continue their investigation. It is our sincere hope that measures are being taken to make this intersection safer.