As carefully as people may maintain their cars in New Jersey, unforeseen events can still occur. Such an event, such as a flat tire, can prove to be very dangerous and be the cause of motor vehicle accidents. This is particularly true if a flat tire happens on the highway. Such was the case in a recent accident on Route 280 near the New Jersey Turnpike.
People know that they take a risk every time they get behind the wheel of a vehicle in New Jersey. People know the risk is there but believe the chance of actually being involved in an accident is fairly slim. When one is stopped at a red light, being involved in motor vehicle accidents that are caused by being hit from behind is not likely to be at the front of a person's mind. Such an accident occurred on Monday and sadly the outcome was tragic.
Navigating rush hour traffic in New Jersey is never easy. With distracted drivers, impatient drivers and bumper to bumper traffic, accidents are bound to happen. When tractor-trailer trucks are added into the mix, motor vehicle accidents can be serious and even fatal.
It is no secret that there are more vehicles on the roadways with every passing year. The number of distractions available to drivers seems to increase at a similar rate along with the growing list of electronic devices most people are never without. This is true on New Jersey's congested roadways, and these distractions have the potential to cause motor vehicle accidents.
It's lunch time on a sunny day and people are heading out to eat, run errands or meet up with friends or family. No one expects a different outcome when they set out in their vehicle in New Jersey. Motor vehicle accidents are never expected.
When people get into their cars to go somewhere, it is with the assumption that they will arrive safely at their destination. Even the most cautious driving cannot prevent all motor vehicle accidents in New Jersey. When a drunk driver is involved, it can be difficult to avoid a tragic accident.
A young female passenger was found deceased from injuries suffered in a car crash. This motor vehicle accident took place on a busy and narrow street in New Jersey in the early hours of Jan. 27. The driver apparently fled the scene after crashing into a metal barrier and left her fatally injured friend without inquiring for help from emergency crews. It is hard for loved ones to endure the pain and anguish that results from tragic injuries or fatalities from motor vehicle accidents.
Most people will never experience the trauma of losing family members in a horrific car accident. Today, however, a family is grieving for the loss of their loved ones, and another family is holding a vigil at a hospital bedside, hoping for a miracle. Authorities are trying to determine why two cars collided head-on in southern New Jersey just before 5 p.m. on a recent Sunday. Vehicles that cross the road into oncoming traffic often cause serious, and fatal, motor vehicle accidents.
In the early morning hours of a day in late December on a busy New Jersey highway, a multicar accident claimed the life of one man. He was not wearing a seatbelt, and the high-speed collision ejected him from his overturned vehicle, resulting in his death. Motor vehicle accidents that result in such tragic outcomes are devastating, not only for the victims but also for their surviving families.
Distractions while driving are deadly. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 391,000 people suffered injuries in car accidents involving driver distractions. Many people multitask thinking they are not endangering themselves or others. Drivers who partake in this unsafe behavior can cause you to get into an accident and sustain serious injuries.